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Access to Higher Education in Business Studies

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length1 Year
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing06-09-2021
  5. Annual Fee£3022

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The Details

You will study several modules covering a wide range of business-related topics such as:

? Financial Planning & Management
? Management Accounting
? Starting a Small Business
? Developing a Business Plan
? Managing Human Resources
? Staff Recruitment & Selection
? Business Communication
? Basic Marketing Principles
? Business Law (Contract, Tort, Consumer Protection and Employment law)
? Introduction to Sociology

In addition to these business topics, you will also learn the study skills (such as academic writing, referencing, research skills and giving presentations) which will be required as you progress on to Higher Education.

Other Important Info

Access to Higher Education courses are ideal for students aged 19 and over who wish to study a degree but lack the formal qualifications universities are looking for.

You will also receive help and support with the university application process.

Future Prospects

Our Access to Higher Education students are welcomed by universities for enrolment on a number of degree-level courses.

A higher education course could be your first step to a full degree course at university, offering you increased earning power and career prospects.

Entry Requirements

You must have a grade C/grade 4 in GCSE English and maths and pass our internal assessments in English and maths at interview.

For English and maths you must be working at level 2 (GCSE level) in order to start the level 3 Access course. Entry to university may require GCSE English and maths.

Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1024 careers interviews in 2019-2020! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Erin Newman

      Why did you choose to study an Access programme? I chose to study an access course to gain the correct qualifications that would then allow me to go on to study nursing at university. Why did you choose MidKent College? I chose to study at MidKent as having previously studied at MidKent and having a positive experience there, I felt like ...