Diploma in Business Management – Level 5 (Fast Track)
About this course
Diploma in Business Management – Level 5 (Fast track)
The objective of fast track Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification (accredited by OTHM) is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It is designed to ensure that 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 people management, managing projects, marketing, finance for managers, business law, business ethics and social responsibility.
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 fast track Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.
Undergraduate Level Course: Equivalent to Year 2 of a 3 Year undergraduate University Degree course
This course help you to progress to:
Top Skills You Will Learn
You will get knowledge and skills required by a middle manager who is involved in people management, managing projects, marketing, finance, business law, business ethics and social responsibility.
Who is this Program For?
Working Professionals, A-Level / Level 4 / Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree holders or learners who are looking for Career Progression and a formal undergraduate qualification leading to award of degrees in future.
You can look forward to middle management role in organisation that may be involved in people management, managing projects, marketing, finance, business law, business ethics and social responsibility.. Upon successful completion of the programme, you will also become eligible to gain direct entry into Final Year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.
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 4 Award / Diploma or at the level of GCE / GCSE or equivalent qualification. Please speak to the Admission Counsellors for waiver information.
University Progression after completion of fast track Level 5 Diploma in Business Management
Progress to: Year 3 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:
What is the Entry Requirement?
For entry onto the fast track Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners must possess:
- Relevant NQF / QCF / RQF Level 4 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification,
- Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
In certain circumstances, learners with considerable experience but No formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of 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 are the Course Modules?
The Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits:
- Human Resource Management (20 credits)
- Project Management (20 credits)
- Strategic Marketing (20 credits)
- Accounting for Managers (20 credits)
- Business Law (20 credits)
- Business Ethics (20 credits)
Workshops and Webinars
There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.
If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.
What is Level 5 qualification Equivalent to?
This qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to
- Foundation Degrees,
- Higher National Diploma (HND) and
- Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.
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 5 Diploma in Business Management in fast track mode provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 6 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 Final year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.
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.