The Fast-Track Access to Higher Education course prepares you to study at university and is widely recognized by most UK universities. It is designed for those who have left school and want to gain a qualification high enough to gain entry to undergraduate university study in the UK. The Fast-Track course runs from January to June and will be completed in just 6 months.

Hours of Study

The hours of study consist of 15 mandatory class contact hours plus 3 hours of study skills and English support per week. You will also need to commit to self-study outside of class times.

You will study a range of modules that will make up 45 credits. Units may include:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing
  • Planning a Successful Business
  • Demand and Supply
  • Macro-Economics and the Business Environment
  • Market Structures
  • Accounts

In addition to the 45 credits, a further 15 credits will be gained from skills for learning which may include preparing for a written assignment, preparing for a higher education admission interview and progressing to higher education.


You will be assessed via a range of methods including essays, reports, presentations, projects, and examinations.

Progression to university

Upon successful completion of the course, you can progress to a wide range of UK universities to study subjects such as Business Management, Accounting and Financial Management subject to meeting specific entry criteria.

Advanced Learner Loan

If you are aged 19 years and over and are looking to study an Access to Higher Education course, you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. If you complete this and then go on to complete a course in Higher Education, the remaining balance, including any interest on it, will be written off.

Entry Requirements

High School/Thaniwhiya Grades Arab System 75%

IB 22

American HD 2.5 CGPA


You will need to show you have sufficient skills in English and Maths, which means satisfying one of the following requirements:

  • English GCSE grade 4 (C) or above, level 2 or equivalent and maths GCSE grade 3 (D) or above, level 1 or equivalent.
  • Or IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.

If the above criteria cannot be met, where possible, you may be asked to complete a screening test to determine your current level of study.

Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
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6 months
3,022 GBP
£6,900 for International students with £1000 Scholarships for early payment and other promotions available. £3,022 for EU students with the full EU Loan system available.
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