About the Course
ATHE Business and Administrative Management Qualifications are designed to provide learners with enhanced job prospects in a range of industries. There is a core selection of generic management subjects such as Human Resources, Marketing, Finance and Strategy and a wide selection of optional specialisms such as Ethics, Islamic Finance and European Business.
The Level 4 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management is a 120 credit size qualification, equivalent in size and level to the first year of a bachelor’s degree and is part of a flexible suite of administrative management qualifications.
Learners must complete the eight mandatory units, worth 100 credits, and two optional units worth a minimum of 20 credits. To see the qualification content click on the units below which will take you to the Ofqual register.
The Level 5 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management is a 120 credit size qualification, equivalent in size and level to the second year of a bachelor’s degree.
At level 5, learners are expected to understand the more strategic aspects of business administration as well as governance structure and organisational context. Learners must achieve a minimum of 120 credits to achieve the qualification. They must complete the nine mandatory units, worth 100 credits and two optional units worth a minimum of 20 credits.
The Level 6 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management is a 120 credit size qualification that outlines how organisations plan their activities at a strategic level, how they implement these plans, how they ensure the smooth running of the organisation, and how this maximises competitive advantage.
The core content of this qualification is for those entering a strategic level of management with a key emphasis on making that progression from an undergraduate to a graduate mentality, including an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a senior manager.
These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place.
Age: 19 +
A GCE Advanced level profile with achievement in 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
other related level 3 subjects
an Access to Higher Education Certificate delivered by an approved further education institute and validated by an Access Validating Agency
other equivalent international qualifications
High School / Diploma Transcript for none UK
International Passport/ Any form of ID
1 Academic/ Work Reference letter
Top-up your management qualification to an honours degree or to an MBA. Topping-up to a bachelor degree following achievement of a Level 5 Extended Diploma will typically take twelve months of further study. Topping up to an MBA from a Level 7 Diploma typically takes 6 to 9 months. please see www.athe.co.uk/progression
Each of our qualifications’ details are contained within a qualification specification document which includes the learning outcomes, assessment criteria, indicative content and further information.
What you would learn
ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management Core Units
ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management Core Units
Fundamentals of Administrative Management
Managing People in Organisations
Managing Information and Knowledge
Finance for Administrative Managers
ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management Core Units
Information for Strategic Decision Making
Advanced Finance for Business Managers
The Context of Corporate Governance
Organisational Analysis and Change
Human Resource Management
Knowledge Management Strategy
Leadership, Motivation and Group Dynamics
The Dynamics of Leadership
Management Information Systems for Business
Advanced Finance for Decision Makers
Marketing Management in Business
Customer Focus for Strategic Advantage
Managing Risk in Business
This qualification is eligible for Advanced Learner Loans through the Skills Funding Agency.