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Business Management

ATHE Level 4


Course Code: 603/0629/4

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Study Options: Distance Learning

Accreditation -ATHE

Qualification level: 4

Starting: January, March, June, July, October, November

Fees -TBC

About the Course

This ATHE qualification has been designed for learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to enter the second year of a bachelor’s degree in an area of management and aims to develop learners understanding of management and to develop key management skills. As well as the Extended Diploma option (120 credit) there is a Diploma option (60 credit) and a Certificate option (30 credit).

Entry Requirements

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 +
Entry profile: 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 Futher Documents High School / Diploma Transcript for none UK Curriculum Vitae International Passport/ Any form of ID 1 Academic/ Work Reference letter

Progression Routes

You can progress to the 2nd year of a bachelor degree from the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management, or alternatively you can progress to an ATHE qualification at level 5. For information on ATHE university top-ups please see

Qualification Specifications

Provides 10 optional units offering three possible qualifications Designed with support from universities Graded Pass, Merit or Distinction Extended Diploma is 1,200 learning hours, usually studied over an academic year Can be delivered in the classroom, by distance or by blended learning.

What you would learn

There are three different sized qualifications. If you study the 120-credit extended diploma then you must study all 4 mandatory units and pick 4 optional units. If you study the 60-credit diploma then you must study all 3 mandatory units and 1 optional unit. The 30-credit certificate requires you to study “Business Environment” and either of the remaining two units from the 60-credit diploma. To see the contents of each unit you can view the Qualification Specification. Mandatory Units (for the 120-credit extended diploma)

  • Business Environment
  • Resource Management
  • Communication Skills
  • People in Organisations
Mandatory Units (for the 60-credit diploma)
  • Business Environment
  • Communication Skills
  • People in Organisations
Optional Units
  • Applying Promotional Techniques
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Administrative Services
  • Planning a Work Based Team Project
  • Finance for Managers
  • Planning a New Business Venture
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Study Skills
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation
  • Resource Management