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Access to Higher Education: Business and Information Systems - September 2024

Study Mode
Full Time
Level
3
Duration
36 weeks
Subject
Digital Technologies
Suitable for
19+
Location
Institute of Technology
Access to Higher Education: Business and Information Systems – September 2024
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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

Course content

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.

Curriculum

The course covers the following learning areas:

  • Business Structure and the uses of IT in Business
  • Business Information Management
  • Financial Business Planning
  • Finance and Account
  • Business Organisations
  • IT Project
  • Quantitative Methods - Algebra and Graphs
  • Statistics
  • Research skills for BIS (English)
  • Spreadsheets
  • Core Mathematics
  • Relational Database

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Entry requirements

You must be at least 19 years old at the beginning of the course and hold a minimum of level 2 qualifications in both English and Mathematics.

However, if you have already achieved a level 2 qualification in one of these subjects, you will have the option to gain a level 2 qualification in GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths where applicable.

How much will this course cost?

The course fee is TBC.

Qualification

Access to HE Diploma (Business Information Systems)