Diploma in Business Management

Start Dates



6-9 Months

Study Mode


Tuition Fee / Year


Level 4

These qualifications aim to support learners to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to support their professional development within their chosen career and or to provide opportunities for progression to further study.

These qualifications provide opportunities for learners to:

  • apply analytical and evaluative thinking skills
  • develop and encourage problem solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges
  • exercise judgement and take responsibility for decisions and actions
  • develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social, and other transferable skills.

Level 5

The Qualification is made up of 6 units. All units are mandatory and required by learners to be awarded the Level 5 Diploma in Business Management.

The Qualification deals with complex and challenging organisational issues and opportunities. The units are closely linked to current day real world and work challenges and the Qualification will test and develop student’s workplace experience and abilities.

The Qualification will require learners to make judgements and provide creative and practical solutions and ways of responding to organisational challenges and problems. An action based approach will be sought and learners who have strong motivation to progress in their chosen career and business pathway will gain significantly from the qualification.

Entry Criteria

The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access, for this qualification applicants must be aged 18 or over. It is envisaged that learners entering the Level 4 Diploma will have a Level 3 qualification. Learners entering the Level 5 Diploma will have a Level 4 qualification. 

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6 (or equivalent) is required. International qualifications will be checked for appropriate enrolment to UK higher education.  The applicants are normally required to produce two supporting references, at least one of which should preferably be academic. 


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QUALIFI Level 4 Diploma in Business Management 601/6048/2

Qualification Structure and Requirement

The Qualification is made up of 6 units. All units are mandatory and required by learners to be awarded the Level 4 Diploma in Business Management.

Unit Reference Unit Title  Level Credit GLH TQT
D/507/1581 Communications in Organisations 4 20 80 200
H/507/1582 Leadership and the Organisation 4 20 80 200
M/507/1584 Financial Awareness 4 20 80 200
A/507/1586 Managing Change 4 20 80 200
F/507/1587 Business Operations 4 20 80 200
J/507/1588 Developing Teams 4 20 80 200
    Totals 120 480 1200


QUALIFI Level 5 Diploma in Business Management 601/6049/4
The Level 5 units are also designed to dove-tail into a top-up undergraduate year at a UK University.

 Unit Reference Unite Title Level Credit GLH TQT
R/507/1612 Responding to the Changing Business Environment 5 20 80 200
Y/507/1513 Effective Decision Making 5 20 80 200
D/507/1614 Business Development 5 20 80 200
H/507/1615 Business Models and Growing Organisations 5 20 80 200
K/507/1616 Customer Management 5 20 80 200
T/507/1618 Risk Management and Organisations 5 20 80 200
    Totals 120 480 1200


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