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Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
15.3 Business Management
Credits:
60
Qualification No:
QAAQ002508
Price:
£120.00 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Why choose this qualification?

The Diploma provides learners with a wide choice of units to support progression into business and business management degree programmes. The mandatory group ensures that learners have a good understanding of themes relevant to business management including, human resources management, managing budgets, analysing and presenting business data, marketing and economics.

Learners can select from a range of optional units linked to business, with some variety of choice to include units which may be of specific interest if the learner has an interest in accounting, project management, contract law or leadership skills and learners have the opportunity to research an aspect of business management which is of particular interest.

Learners must choose from a selection of mandatory and optional ungraded units to support underpinning skills both for work within the sector or for further academic study.

Rules of Combination

The Access to HE Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification with common requirements relating to the description of student achievement.

The Diploma is a credit-based, graded qualification, and requirements relate to both the award of credit and to the award of grades. Details of the credit framework and requirements relating to the award of credit are provided, with the general specifications for the qualification, in The Access to Higher Education Diploma and credit specifications.

Individual named Diplomas are identified by separate titles and are validated at local level by Access Validating Agencies (AVAs).

The Diploma has its own approved set of units of assessment, governed by rules of combination, which are appropriate to the subject of the Diploma. Common grading requirements apply to all individual Diplomas.

The Diploma provides learners with a wide choice of units to support progression into business and business management degree programmes. The mandatory group


Units

Graded Units

Learners must complete 24 credits from the Mandatory Graded group, a maximum of 6 credits must be taken from the Graded Research group, and 15 credits from the Optional Graded unit group.

Mandatory Units: Graded Academic Subject Content

Learners must complete 24 credits from this group.

Analysing and Presenting Business Data

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Applied Business Marketing

Unit Credit Value:
6
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Business Planning and Budgets

Unit Credit Value:
6
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Economics

Unit Credit Value:
6
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Understand Human Resource Management

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Graded Academic Research

Learners must complete 6 credits from this group.

Research: Extended Writing Project for Business Management

Unit Credit Value:
6
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Research Skills for Business Management

Unit Credit Value:
6
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Optional Units: Graded Academic Subject Content

Learners must complete 15 credits from this group.

Contract Law and Business Transactions

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Effective Business Processes

Unit Credit Value:
6
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Finance and Accounts

Unit Credit Value:
6
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Finance in the Global Economy

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Introduction to Management Accounting

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Leadership

Unit Credit Value:
6
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Project Management

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Ungraded Units

Learners must also complete 9 credits from the mandatory ungraded group and 6 credits from the Optional Ungraded Units.

Mandatory Units: Ungraded

Students must also complete 9 credits from this group.

Academic Writing Skills

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Application of Number - Interpreting and Presenting Information

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Preparation for Higher Education

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Spreadsheets

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Optional Units: Ungraded

Students must also complete 6 credits from this group.

Academic Reading Skills

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Communication - Speaking and Listening

Unit Credit Value:
3
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Work Placement

Unit Credit Value:
3
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QAA aim code

40008320

Target Groups

a) Adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances may have achieved few, if any, prior qualifications and wish to progress to HE
b) Adults who have gone straight into industry (perhaps following apprenticeship routes) who wish to progress to HE.


Successful completion criteria

Learners will require maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent to progress onto a degree course

Funding information

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