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Access to HE Diploma (Accounting and Finance)

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On the Accounting and Finance Access pathway you will study business, finance, business management and IT.

You will learn the principles of accounting and different types of finance and develop an understanding of IT terminology networking and systems development.

You can pursue a degree in business, accounting, marketing, tourism or hospitality and event management.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

You will learn through a variety of lectures seminars workshops and tutorials. You will gain an understanding of the principles of accounting and different types of finance for various business situations. Business studies will help make you aware of different aspects of business, and learn about marketing, production process and human resource management. You will also learn IT terminologies and gain knowledge of networking HTML, various functions of Excel management, information systems, system development and more.

 

How I'll learn

You will learn through a variety of lectures seminars workshops and tutorials. Credits are gained for a variety of tasks such as quizzes case studies essays reports presentations and timed assessments.

 

How I'll be assessed

Assessment is via a combination of exams (approximately 30%) and coursework (approximately 70%).

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be over 19 and have been out of full-time education for a year. No specific qualifications are asked for however a GCSE grade C in English or maths would be beneficial. You will have a numeracy and literacy assessment to check your suitability to study at Level 3.

At your initial assessment, you will need to demonstrate that you have a realistic career goal in mind and the motivation to achieve. Some degrees require that you have some relevant paid or voluntary work experience. Applicants are strongly advised to check degree entry requirements with prospective universities.

 

How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘apply now’ on your chosen programme page.

You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.