Access Banner 1

About the course

This is a one year intensive course for mature students (aged 19+). It is designed to prepare you for study on a business with law related bachelor’s degree. The Diploma may also be a beneficial qualification for students looking to go directly into employment (in the business and law sectors), where Level 3 qualifications are required.

What you will study

  • Business management
  • Marketing principals
  • Criminal and employment law
  • Study skills
  • English and maths


  • Assessment is on-going and developed through a portfolio of course work
  • A large proportion of your work will be essay or assignment based but you can also expect exams, presentations and project work

Entry requirements

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • GCSEs - grades A* - C / 9 - 4  in English and maths preferred, however, each application will be considered on an individual basis
  • Selection is by interview, initial screening, literacy and numeracy tests

Costs and loans

  • The Advanced Learner Loan is available for this course

Moving forward

  • LLB with Business LLB (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Business Studies BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Other business related degree course at university

Additional information

  • Access is an intensive study programme; you must be completely committed to hard work and are required to maintain 100% attendance
  • You are expected to self-study for a minimum of 10 extra hours a week in order to manage strict work deadlines and to cope with the work load

London South East Colleges university centre

European Social Fund Logo    London South East Colleges University Centre  university of greenwich  canterbury Christchurch University  bnu    Kingston University