The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management, consisting of 120 credits, corresponds to the first year of an undergraduate degree. This qualification is developed and designed to provide a sound understanding of management skills and concepts.

The objective is to facilitate the essential business and management theories and provides a fast track route for students to join the second year of undergraduate studies upon completion of this diploma.

As it explores the basis of entrepreneurial activity, this course will develop your essential business and management skills so you can identify and respond to any business opportunity. It also allows you to apply theory to practice by undertaking live projects for local industry partners.

Key features

  • Learn to innovate and adapt to complex business scenarios and simulations.
  • Insights into contemporary management philosophies aiding students to challenge their entrepreneurial mind.
  • Uplift your employability skills with internships, consultancy projects, one year of paid placement and integrated coaching from experienced business leaders.
  • Experience cultural diversity and develop a global mindset.
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Key Facts

Level
Diploma – Level 4
Credits
120
Mode of Study
Campus – Full Time
Duration
1 Year
Fees per year
UK / EU – £9,250
International – £12,500
Payment Plan
Available
Scholarship
Available
Intakes
February, June, October

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Modules

Semester 1

  • Communication Skills for Business

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Financial Techniques for Managers

Semester 2

  • Marketing Mix

  • People in Organisations

  • Resource Management

  • Business Environment

Entry Requirements

We accept candidates who have achieved a wide range of credentials, including any post-16 qualification in the UK.
Functional, Vocational and other essential skills are recognised and taken from all around the world. Please get in touch with us to discuss the specific requirements for your country.

  • 112 – New UCAS points
  • We would normally expect you to have Grade 4 / C in GCSE English and Maths.
  • Must include passes at A2 in at least two subjects.
  • Extended Diploma or Diploma
  • Diploma with 25 points including a minimum of 15 points at Higher Level.
  • Access to HE Diploma (QAA approved) with 60 credits overall and 45 credits at Level 3
  • Level 2 equivalences such as Level 2 Functional Skills in English / Maths, Level 2 Key Skills in Communication / Application of Number and Level 2 Adult Literacy / Adult Numeracy
  • Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

If you do not meet the entry requirements as mentioned above, please contact us to find out other possible entry routes.

Assessments

Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting the criteria for each of the modules. These assignments are meant to demonstrate your achievement of learning objectives. All units within this qualification are internally assessed via exams and jobs, which the awarding organisation externally verifies.

The assignments submitted by learners must achieve the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by the assessment criteria for the unit. Learners can make pass, merit or distinction grade depending on the quality of assignments and questions attempted. To achieve a merit or distinction grade, the learners must demonstrate that they have met all the criteria set for these grades.

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Fees

Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. It usually includes teaching costs, registration and examination fees (not repeat or tailing modules, re-sit fees or coursework resubmission). Any costs associated with work placements will be the students’ responsibility.

Full Time Fees £9,250 per year
Full Time Fees £12,500 per year

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Scholarships

The level of competition for scholarships and educational awards is very high. We recommend that you apply for the programme early if you plan to use it for a related prize.

For some of our scholarships, you will need an offer to study the programme to be eligible. Even where it is not a requirement, holding an offer to study can often benefit a funding application.

We are delighted to offer a scholarship covering student’s fees.

Eligible applicants must be nominated by an educational, professional or any other organisation of which they are part. This scholarship is available to both UK, EU and other international students. Potential candidates will be judged on academic, professional and extracurricular performance. An academic board will make final decisions.

Scholarships are available for candidates under the Global Ambassador Scholarship scheme. The total value awarded will be determined by your academic and professional achievements.

Applicants must provide recent financial information. We will consider any circumstances, and please contact us for more details.

Fee Reduction

We are proud to offer our students scholarships to support their tuition fees. T&C Applies

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Employability

Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management has been designed for learners who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required for roles in junior management. They have also been developed with progression in mind and enable learners to continue to a range of Bachelor’s degrees. The addition of our GenEd pathway, if taken in combination with the Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management.

Careers

Jobs directly related to your degree:

  • Marketing communication manager

  • Advertising manager

  • Quality manager

  • Company secretary

  • Supply chain manager

  • Business development manager

  • Data analyst

  • Finance manager

  • Purchasing manager

  • Management consultant

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply conceptual learning skills in today’s business environment.

  • Analyze financial performance of an organization.

  • Evaluate organizational decisions with consideration of the political, legal and ethical aspects of business.

  • Assess strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the business environment.

Further Study

Some roles will require further study, whether it’s to gain membership to a professional body, further your knowledge in a particular area of business, or even branch out into a different field.

Business qualifications at level 5 and above, e.g. ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management, or university degrees.

Popular professional bodies include:

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

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If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to visit the School and meet with our recruitment and admissions staff. It is neither a requirement nor an expectation if you are planning on applying to the programme.

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Related Programmes

At LSB, you will have the chance to study a broad range of subjects. The School offers a unique opportunity to study business alongside other disciplines.

Extended Diploma in Business & Management ATHE Level 5

The ATHE Level, 5 Extended Diploma in Management, is a 120-credit size qualification and equivalent to the 2nd year of a Bachelor’s degree. This designed qualification is helpful to develop your understanding and to develop essential management skills.

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Extended Diploma in Business & Management ATHE Level 6

The ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management, is a 120-credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 3rd year of a Bachelor’s degree. This designed qualification is to develop your understanding and to develop essential management skills.

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Extended Diploma in Strategic Management ATHE Level 7

Extended Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management is a 120 credit of Ofqual regulated qualification. This qualification offers a flexible option for those who have already achieved awards in the Business and Management field at a lower level or are qualified in other similar areas.

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How to Apply

Enrolling at LSB will help you study in a diverse mix of cultures, providing an opportunity to socialise and make friends from nations across the globe. Apply now, and one of our Admission Advisors will be in touch to support you through the process.

You can use the following link to apply for the programme: https://www.lsbuk.com/apply/

  • Personal details

  • Family information

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Global interests and experiences

There is no application fee.

  • Proof of your academic achievements, including official school transcripts

  • Evidence of English proficiency, i.e: TOEFL/IELTS/ Functional Skills Level 2 (if English is not your native language)

  • GMAT/SAT/ACT scores (optional)

  • One academic reference

  • A Personal Statement as an essay (400–500 words)

  • Scholarship and financial aid application included with the application form

In order to assess your eligibility for the programme, we will review your profile and your expectations from your career. This will be done via an in-person, telephonic or video conversation. In addition, we will mark your English proficiency for the course as well, and advise on further actions to be taken on your part.

Once your application and personal assessment interview are completed, you will receive an admission decision within two weeks. If you have any questions regarding the status of your application, feel free to contact your Admission Advisor.

If you are accepted into the program and have decided to start your studies at London School of Business, you must confirm your place prior to confirmation deadline.

Once we confirm your student status with us, we will be sending out useful information regarding your pre-arrival, and pre-enrolment.  Not only that, we will work alongside to make sure you have a seamless arrival in the UK.

Need Help Choosing A Programme?

Choosing the right programme is an important part of your future success. Our dedicated student counsellors are happy to assist you in choosing the right programme that best suits your professional goals. Please contact us on +44 (0)20 3305 8124 or send us an email to undergraduate@lsbuk.com to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.

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