The Higher Diploma in Business Management is the most recent addition to the ATHE Business range.
Presented at a third year degree standard this programme will prepare students for a graduate mentality of both practical and academic application.
Students will be required to review their previous knowledge gained at lower levels and former employment by incorporating a graduate approach of analysis and evaluation.
12 (full time) to 24 months
A Diploma in Level 5 in business related subjects
A recognised equivalent professional qualification
UK Level 4 Diploma with three years relevant work experience
Mature students over 21 years old with three years of relevant experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
We have three starting dates but will be able to have some flexibility. These are September/October for June/July.
This course will be examined by each unit being internally verified and externally examined
Students completing this course will usually work in Management or Administrative roles managing staff in a variety of different scenarios from small to large businesses.
Total Credit for the course is 120 and it has 1200 learning hours.
Students will need to pass every unit to gain the qualification.
This will be undertaken by ATHE External Examiners at the centre during the course. In order to assist centres this will take place at an early stage as well as the end of the course.
Learners who achieve Level 6 can proceed to Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma. However, learners should be aware that Universities may still require a degree or/and management experience for MBA.
As well as the four Mandatory Units, learners will be required to take two optional units. Total credit must be at least 120 points.
Unit 1 – Organisational Structure and Processes
Unit 2 – International Marketing
Unit 3 – Strategic Business Planning
Unit 4 - Financial Management
Unit 5 – The Organisation and its Environment
Unit 6 - Human Resource Management
Unit 7 - Business Law
Unit 8 – Communication Processes
Unit 9 - Business Economics
Unit 10 – India and the Business Environment