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Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
15.3 Business Management
Credits:
60
Qualification No:
QAAQ003028
Price:
£135.00 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification Summary

The Diploma provides learners with a wide choice of units to support progression into law and business management HE programmes. The mandatory group ensures that learners have a good understanding of themes relevant to business management and law.

Learners can select from a range of optional units linked to business and law, with some variety of choice to include units which may be of specific interest if the learner has an interest in policing, criminology or human rights within the legal sector or marketing and finance, for example, within the business sector. 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, including a mandatory communication unit, linked to speaking and listening which is a vital skill for any management professional. A unit related to computer data protection and one on understanding referencing is available as optional ungraded units.


Why choose this qualification?

The Diploma provides learners with a wide choice of units to support progression into law and business management degree programmes.  The mandatory group ensures that learners have a good understanding of themes relevant to business management and law.

Learners can select from a range of optional units linked to business and law, with some variety of choice to include units which may be of specific interest if the learner has an interest in policing, criminology or human rights within the legal sector or marketing and finance, for example, within the business sector.  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, including a mandatory communication unit, linked to speaking and listening which is a vital skill for any management professional.  A unit related to computer data protection and one on understanding referencing is available as optional ungraded units.

Rules of Combination

Learners must complete 45 graded credits at level 3 from 'academic subject content units. Learners must complete 18 Credits from the Mandatory group, a maximum of 6 Credits from the Research Optional group and the remaining 21 Credits must be taken from the Law and/or Business Optional unit groups.


Units

Graded Academic Mandatory Units

Learners must complete 18 credits from this group.

Business Organisations and Strategy

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU030547
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Business Planning

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018241
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External Factors Affecting Business

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018222
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Introduction to Law

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU007316
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The Law of Tort

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU025872
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Graded Research Units

Learners must take a maximum of 6 credits from this group.

Research Skills for Business Studies

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU029666
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Research Skills for Law

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU026040
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Optional Graded Academic Units: Law

Learners may take up to 21 credits from this group.

Basic Principles of Criminal Law

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU010466
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Contract Law

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025611
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Contract Law and Business Transactions

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU007294
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Courts of Law

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025473
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Crime and Deviance

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU006467
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Criminal Law

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU025876
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Human Rights for the Twenty-First Century

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU029669
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The Legal System in England

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU025462
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The Psychology of Criminal Investigation

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU019963
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Theories of Criminal Behaviour

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU006321
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Optional Graded Academic Units: Business

Learners may take up to 21 credits from this group.

Analysing and Presenting Business Data

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018383
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Finance and Accounts

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU007216
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Finance in the Global Economy

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018389
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Leadership

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU018224
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Project Management

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU016763
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Supply Chains

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU029515
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Understand Human Resource Management

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU016673
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Understanding digital marketing and research

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU016759
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Ungraded Units

Learners must complete 15 credits of ungraded units with 9 credits from the Mandatory ungraded group and 6 credits from the optional ungraded group.

Mandatory Units: Ungraded

Learners must complete 9 credits from this group.

Academic Writing Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025276
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Communication - Speaking and Listening

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU007560
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Preparation for Higher Education

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025532
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Optional Units: Ungraded

Learners must complete 6 credits from this group.

Academic Reading Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018346
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Academic Study Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU028888
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Application of Number - Interpreting and Presenting Information

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU007486
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Being a Reflective Learner

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU017819
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Computer Data Protection

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU026150
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Presentation Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018352
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Presenting Information Using ICT

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU027084
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Promoting Wellbeing and Building Resilience

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU028487
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References and Reliability of Sources

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU026344
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Spreadsheets

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011467
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QAA aim code

40010582

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.


Provider approval criteria

Learners will need access to computers to support them in this diploma.


Progression Routes

Learners may progress to the following:

BA (Honours) Business Management
BA (Honours) Business Management (Leadership Practice)
BA (Honours) Business Management (Innovation and Enterprise)
BA (Honours) Business Management (Accounting)
BA (Honours) Business Management (Marketing)
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLB)
BA (Hons) Criminology and Law
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Law
Foundation Degree in Law/Law and Social Science

There are also a number of trailblazer apprenticeships which can be studied at higher levels. This access diploma could lead onto one of these apprenticeships, for example:

Project Manager Integrated Degree Apprenticeship (Degree)
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship
Level 7 Solicitor
Level 6 Chartered Legal Executive


Funding information

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Additional funding information for Access to HE

  • Access to HE is eligible for funding as part of the legal entitlement offer.
  • Access to HE is eligible for funding via Advanced Learner Loans and appears on the Advanced Learner Loans catalogues published by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).
  • Access to HE Diplomas are designed for adult learners aged 19+ and the ESFA only funds young people on these programmes by exception, as stated in paragraph 149, page 39 of the Funding guidance for young people 2020 to 2021.

We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.

The following support materials will help you deliver this qualification.

Access to HE Quick Guides

Information for Access Centres

Access to HE Administration

Assignment briefs

Centres approved to deliver our Access to HE Diplomas can download assignment briefs for a selection of units in this Diploma. Assignment briefs can be downloaded by logging to Prism and locating the relevant unit. More assignment briefs are being added not all units currently have assignment briefs available.

The assignment briefs can be easily adapted to suit your needs. We recommend checking the rules of combination for the Diploma and adapting the brief accordingly.

To provide a flavour of what’s available, you can download the below samples for free:

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