Level 4 Extended Diploma In Business And Management


The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management, consisting of 120 credits, corresponds to the first year of an undergraduate degree. This qualification is developed and designed to provide a sound understanding of management skills and concepts. The objective is to facilitate the essential business and management theories and provides a fast-track route for students to join the second year of undergraduate studies upon completion of this diploma.

Why should I choose this Diploma?


Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management has been designed for learners who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required for roles in junior management. They have also been developed with progression in mind out and unable learners/s to continue to a range of Bachelor’s degrees. The addition of our General Education pathway. If taken in combination with the Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management.

Key Points

Level Diploma – Level 4
Credits 120
Mode of Study Online Learning

Hybrid Learning (Blended)

Duration 8– 12 Months,
Assessments Assignment only (No Exam)
Fees £2,750 (Online)

£5,000 (Hybrid)

Payment Plan Available
Intakes Flexible

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply conceptual learning skills in today’s business environment.
  • Analyze financial performance of an organization.
  • Evaluate organizational decisions with consideration of the political, legal and ethical aspects of business.
  • Assess strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the business environment.

Career Direction

  • Advertising manager
  • Business development manager
  • Company secretary
  • Data analyst
  • Assistant Finance manager
  • Marketing communication manager
  • Management consultant
  • Purchasing officer
  • Assistant Quality Manager
  • Assistant Supply chain manager

Further Education

Successful completion of the Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management enables learners’ direct entry into Year 2nd of a three-year UK undergraduate programme or pursue Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management or another sector.


This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body ATHE

Entry Requirements

We accept candidates who have achieved a wide range of identifications, including any post-16 qualification in the UK. Efficient, Occupational and other essential skills are recognised and taken from all around the world. Please get in touch with us to discuss the specific requirements for your country. If you do not meet the entry requirements as mentioned above, please contact us to find out other possible entry routes.


Learners are required to complete 8 units to achieve the 120 credits required to gain the Level Extended Diploma in Business Management

Unit Title
Mandatory Units
The Business Environment
People in Organizations
Financial and Management Accounting Techniques for Managers
Communication Skills for Business
Resource Management
Corporate Social Responsibility
Managing a Work-based Team Project

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award


Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting the criteria for each of the modules. These assignments are meant to demonstrate your achievement of learning objectives. All units within this qualification are internally assessed via exams and jobs, which the awarding organisation externally verifies.

The assignments submitted by learners must achieve the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by the assessment criteria for the unit. Learners can make pass, merit or distinction grade depending on the quality of assignments and questions attempted. To achieve a merit or distinction grade, the learners must demonstrate that they have met all the criteria set for these grades.

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