Computing, IT & Creative Media

Access to HE Diploma in Business and Information Systems

36 Weeks , Day time , Stratford Campus
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Is the Course for me?

Are you aged over 19? Do you want to go to university and study at degree level in Business and IT? If you do not have all the necessary qualifications this course will enable you to build up the skills and knowledge, that will enable you to progress to university.

What is involved?

This course will develop your understanding of business studies and planning. It will help you develop a deeper understanding of business. It will give you an insight into the methods and practices of finance in industry, and will extend the practical skills you gained at level 2. You will learn additional techniques of using industry standard software, as well as other hands on skills that will help to prepare you for future employment within the industry you are training for.

The course is taught in a variety of ways, which include practical sessions, assignments and group work. You will be continually assessed throughout the year.

Independent study sessions are run alongside your more formal classes and in your free time, you can use our extensive library, computer and multi-media facilities in addition to joining in a wide range of social activities.


You will be able to progress to a HND, Foundation Degree or an Honours Degree course in Business and IT related subjects.
On completion of your course you will receive a profile of credits that will reflect your suitability for your chosen HND or degree course.

Course Requirements

You will require a Pre-Access qualification and you must be at least 19 years old.
If you do not have formal qualifications for entry, you will need to demonstrate the commitment and enthusiasm to study at level 3, in addition to demonstrating level 2 ability in communications and numeracy.