Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management

This course is of 120 credits and Ofqual regulated. It is equivalent to the 1st year of a Bachelor’s degree and has been designed for individuals who are seeking to progress to higher education and enter the second year of a Bachelor’s degree course in an area of management.

The Extended Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management is a 120 credit Ofqual regulated qualification.The course aims to develop understanding of management and to develop key management skills. It is also designed to have exit points so that an alternative qualification can be gained or if an individual is not certain of their commitment to the 120 credit course they can leave with less credits and still achieve a recognised qualification.

Qualification Title Extended Diploma in Management Diploma in Management Certificate in Management
Qualification number 600/4378/7 600/4372/6 600/4376/3
Certificate Awarding Body ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education) ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education) ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education)
Size 120 credits (480 Guided Learning Hours) 60 credits (240 Guided Learning Hours) 30 credits (120 Guided Learning Hours)
Structure 4 core units and up to 5 optional units 3 core units and 1 optional unit 1 core unit and 1 optional unit
Entry Requirements

Age: 18+

Entry Profile:

  • 5 GCSE passes at Grades C and above including English and Maths
  • 2 A-level passes
  • A Level 3 qualification
  • an Access to Higher Education Certificate delivered by an approved further education institute and validated by an Access Validating Agency
  • Other equivalent international qualifications

Each application will be reviewed on merit and applications which do not fall into the criteria listed above, may still be considered.

Modes of Study Classroom based learning, with classes available during weekends and evenings
Assessment Assignment for each unit
Overall Grading Type Achieved/Not Achieved
Fees For details on current fees please contact the College. Flexible payment methods are available.

Further ATHE qualifications

a level 4 ATHE qualification e.g. ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management.