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Entry Requirements

GCSE English language and maths at grade C (grade 5/4) or above.

Who is the course for

Students returning to education to complete a 1 year foundation programme giving access to university.

Access to HE courses are intended for mature students who have been out of education for some time. This generally means that students should be at least 19 when they start the course. Universities and colleges expect Access to HE applicants to have acquired a certain amount of life experience before they start an Access to HE course, so applicants who have only recently left school may be advised to follow a different route into higher education.

Course Content

  • Communication
  • Business Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Applying to HE.

Specialist units include:

  • Business management
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Setting up a business
  • Economics.

Study Methods

A variety of modes of delivery are used including lectures, group work and discussion, roblem solving activities, presentations and seminars, individual practical work in class, irected private study time, individual support and interviews.

How is the course assessed

There will be a variety of assessment methods for each unit in order to achieve credits, and there will be some

time constrained tests or examinations in some of the units.

Where next - Further Studies

Successful students can go on to study a HNC/D at Uxbridge College or a full or part-time degree at most UK universities.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Once completed further study at university, students can go into employment in the business sector.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00