Study Skills, Academic Writing and Research units are part of the Access to HE Business Studies course. All three of these units aim to develop the academic writing and research skills of learners in preparation for further study and working life. 

The Access to HE Diploma (Business) is a Full Level 3 qualification, recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and *accepted by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) as one of the routes into University for adult learners who do not have the mainstream qualifications required to enter HE. Programmes are designed to prepare learners for successful study on a wide variety of degree programmes, in this case Business Studies/management.

The Access to HE 'Diploma in Business with Technology' is a Full Level 3 qualification, recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and *accepted by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) as one of the routes into University for adult learners who do not have the mainstream qualifications required to enter HE. Programmes are designed to prepare learners for successful study on a wide variety of degree programmes, in this case Business Studies with Technology.