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

The requirement aims to provide crucial aspects in business and management; it also provides a fast track to higher education as students can directly join the final year of a Bachelor degree.

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

  • Develop your business idea through the Business School’s Incubator and access support through a local ‘Business Angels’ network
  • Learn to innovate and adapt to volatile, ambiguous and complex situations
  • Gain insights into contemporary management that complement your development as an entrepreneur
  • Gain Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute – there will be a charge for membership of the professional bodies
  • Enhance your employability through internships, consultancy projects, a one-year paid placement and integrated coaching from experienced business leaders
  • Experience international cultures and develop a global mindset through options to work and study abroad
  • Work with academics and entrepreneurs who have extensive experience in management, consultancy or running their own business
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Key Facts

Level
Diploma – Level 5
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

  • Business Law

  • Business Organisations in Global Context

  • Finance for Managers

  • Managing Communication

Semester 2

  • Marketing Principles and Practice

  • People Management

  • Planning a New Business Venture

  • Research Project

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.

  • Prior study in business, the management or related subjects at level 4 or above
  • Other related levels 3 subjects such as ATHE Level 3 Diplomas.
  • A level 4 qualification, for example, an ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management or an ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management.
  • Other equivalent international qualifications.
  • A level or International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • Level 4 Diploma in Business or other equivalent international qualification.

English Requirments

  • For this programme, it is Academic IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no element below 5.5.

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 5 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 6 Extended Diploma in 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

  • Analyze financial performance of an organization.

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

  • 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 specific area of business, or even branch out into a different field.

Business qualifications at level 6 and above, e.g. ATHE Level 6 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. This is neither a requirement nor 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 and Management ATHE Level 4

The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management, is a 120-credit size qualification and is the equivalent size and level to the 1st year of a Bachelor’s degree. This qualification is designed to develop your understanding of management and to develop essential management skills.

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Extended Diploma in Business and 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 Ofqual regulated qualification. This qualification offers a flexible option for people who have already achieved awards in the management field at a lower level, as well as qualified individuals in other 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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