Extended Diploma in Busiess and Management
  ATHE Level 5

 

Programme Overview

The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in 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 key management skills. The aim of the qualification is to provide key aspects in the field of business and management; it also provides a fast track to higher education as students can directly join the final year of a Bachelor degree.

Why should I chose this course?

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 type of business opportunity. It also allows you to apply theory to practice by undertaking live projects for local industry partners.

Key features

  • Develop your own 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 mind-set through options to work and study abroad
  • Work with academics and entrepreneurs who have extensive experience of management, consultancy or running their own business
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Key Facts

Mode of Study
Full / Part Time

Duration
1 Year

Fees
UK / EU / Full Time – £9,250
International – £12,500

Payment Plan
Available

Scholarship
Available for 50 students per intake

Learning
On Campus / Online

Start Date
February, June, October

Modules

Learners will take 4 mandatory units worth 60 credits in total and a further 4 optional units totalling 120 credits.

Term 1 – Mandatory Modules

  • Business Organisations in a Global Context

  • Research Project
  • People Management

  • Finance for Managers

Term 2 – Optional Modules

  • Managing Communication

  • Marketing Principles and Practice

  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation

  • Small Business Enterprise

  • Planning a New Business Venture

  • Business Law

  • Operations Management

  • Information for Strategic Decision Making

  • Organisational Analysis and Change

  • Financial Systems and Auditing

  • Business Ethics

Entry Requirements

UK/EU Students

Your ability to succeed and benefit from your course is the LSB’s first concern in setting its entry requirements.

We accept applications from individuals with a wide range of qualifications, including all post-16 qualifications in the UK, with full recognition given to relevant key skills, functional skills and vocational qualifications, including the new Advanced and Progression Diplomas.

  • Prior study in business, management or related subjects at level 4 or abov
  • 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 qualifications

International Students
Including European Union

We accept a range of qualifications from across the world. Please see our country pages for information on specific entry requirements for your country. If you don’t quite meet the academic requirements for this course, you can apply with an additional foundation year.
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  • A levels or International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • Level 4 Diploma in Business or other equivalent international qualification.

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

How to Apply

Enrolling at LSB ensure you to be part of a huge international family.
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 LSB: https://www.lsbuk.com/apply/

  • Personal details
  • Family information
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Global interests and experiences
  • 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

Your profile, goals, and overall fit for the program will be assessed with an in-person, a phone or a skype interview.  Your English proficiency will also be reviewed during the interview.

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 LSB, you must confirm your place by the confirmation deadline.

Once you confirm your place with us, you will access support with your visa, housing, and pre-enrollment. To ensure you have enough time to secure your visa, we encourage you to apply as early as possible.

Fees & Funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. This 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.

2020 Applicants

UK and EU students

Full-time fees – £9,250 per year

For full details, please visit our fees and funding webpage

International students

Full-time fees – £12,500 per year

For full details, please contact us.

Scholarships

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

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

We offer funding support to suitable candidates through a range of scholarships. A scholarship can be applied when you have been accepted and been offered a place to study your chosen course.

  • Global Ambassador Scholarship
  • Income Based Scholarship

Scholarships of up to 70% 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 information.

30 % Fee Reduction

We are proud to offer our students scholarships to support their tuition fees

Careers

Jobs directly related to your degree:

  • Marketing communication manager

  • Advertising manager

  • Quality manager

  • Company secretary

  • Supply chain manager

Jobs where your degree would be useful:

  • Business development manager

  • Data analyst

  • Finance manager

  • Management consultant

  • Purchasing manager

Further Study

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

And whilst postgraduate study (e.g. a Master’s) and/or MBAs are a common choice, many business graduates will find that professional qualifications are a great way to stand out. Not only do they provide vital training and knowledge, they’re also recognised by employers worldwide.

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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Apply Now

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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