Diploma in Business Management – Level 4
About this course
The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.
The content of the qualification is focused on:
- managing business communication
- understanding the business environment and organisations in a global context
- business functions including people management
- quantitative methods in business
- finance for managers
- research and academic writing.
The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification will enable learners to progress to further study or employment.
Top Skills You Will Learn
You will become ‘business ready’ with a confident outlook, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.
Who is this Program For?
Working Professionals, A-Level holders, professionals working in range of industries looking for Career Progression and a formal undergraduate qualification leading to award of degrees in future.
You can plan a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification will enable learners to progress to further study or employment.
Open Entry. No formal qualification is required from mature learners (over 21 years) who have relevant management experience. For others, the learners should have relevant NQF / QCF / RQF Level 3 Award / Diploma or at the level of GCE / GCSE or equivalent qualification. Please speak to the Admission Counsellors for waiver information.
Progress to: Year 2 of a Three-year UK Bachelor’s degree
Completion of your qualification will meet the University standard academic entry requirements. However, each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry.
The following progression arrangements have been confirmed by each university.
Arden University, UK
University College Birmingham, UK
Middlesex University, Mauritius
University of Sunderland, UK
Coventry University, UK
Concordia University Chicago, USA
BPP University, UK
As our OTHM accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and Qualifications Wales, learners are also eligible to progress to a top-up degree, master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and overseas with advanced standing.
Progress to a Higher Qualification
In addition to Progression to the Universities, you also have an option to progress to the following Qualifications:
- Diploma in Accounting and Business – Level 5
- Diploma in Business Management – Level 5
- Diploma in Education and Training – Level 5
- Diploma in Health and Social Care Management – Level 5
- Diploma in Information Technology – Level 5
- Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – Level 5
- Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management – Level 5
What is the Entry Requirement?
For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners must possess:
- Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
- Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
- Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with Admission Counsellors at LSBR regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
The qualification is offered in English.
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
What is Level 3 qualification Equivalent to?
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.
Is the Course Accredited?
The programme is accredited by OTHM, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)
How is the Assessment done?
- The assessment is done via submission of assignment.
- There are no written exams.
Successful completion of Level 4 Diploma in Business Management provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programmes.
For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.
Can the Course Fee be paid in Instalments?
Yes, the Course Fee can be paid in Equal Monthly Instalments. Please click on “Enrol Now” button on the top and choose some of the best payment options available for you.