Access to Higher Education: Business and Management ADED11985E

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: Short Courses
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

The course provides an introduction to the academic study of Business and Management, focusing on key skills and ideas essential to Level 1 courses in the College of Social Sciences.


Blocks 1 and 2

2 hours per week for 22 weeks

Access courses are available at different days and times throughout the week. For timetable details, please see our 'Access to Higher Education' web pages University of Glasgow - Study - Short courses - Access courses

Requirements of Entry


Excluded Courses





Two written assignments (each 1500 words) (40% each)

One online class test (submission open for 48 hours) (20%)

Course Aims

This course aims to introduce students to the disciplines of Business and Management and to enable students to develop academic literacies necessary for Level 1 undergraduate study in Business and Management.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

■ Identify key themes and concepts in Business and Management 

■ Use concepts and theories relating to Business and Management to explain and analyse a range of associated problems

■ Communicate in a logical and effective manner, using key terminology from these fields as required for University Level 1

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.