Business Management, University 1st And 2nd Year (Levels 4 And 5)
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - EXTENDED DIPLOMA
UNIVERSITY 1st Year
LEVELS: 4 | CREDITS: 120 | £1500
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - EXTENDED DIPLOMA
UNIVERSITY 2nd Year
LEVELS: 5 | CREDITS: 120 | £1500
The Undergraduate Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management is a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree in Business and Management, which can either be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning.
The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree.
This course is made up of 10 Level - 4 modules (120 credits) and 10 level - 5 modules (120 credits), each level also includes 8 written assignments. If a student decides to only study at Level 4 they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course.
Each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.
To enroll onto the level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the level 5 course, you must have attained a level 4 or equivalent.
The fee for enrolling onto the Level 4 and Level 5 courses together is £1800. Alternatively students can enroll onto a single level (level 4 or 5) for £1500 each
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The Course Fee includes
- All Course Material, including online modules and written assignments.
- Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
- Dedicated student support
- Access to an online Social Learning forum
- Assignment marking and feedback
- Free CV Writing help on completion of the course
Level: 4 Module Listing
Developing personal skills
Develop a range of personal skills vital to the world of business. Concentrating on communication, leadership and decision making techniques.
Communication is the key to effective operations and working effectively with others. Throughout this module, learners will grasp a range of communication techniques used for a variety of commercial purposes.
The business environment
Explore issues outside of the business that may affect the business and its operations. Looking into economics, international dimensions, nature, and competition.
The marketing mix
Exploring and using the marketing mix as part of the business planning process.
This module looks at employees and people as a business’ most valuable asset. Recruit the best, reward the best and retain the best.
Explore the various theories and models of management and their different contexts.
Culture and the organization
What is meant by culture? Why is it important? How does it differ between organizations?
Customers and customer service
This module looks at customers as the fulcrum of any business.
Fundamentals of accounting
On completion of this module, learners will understand accounts and how they can be used to give insight into the health of the organization.
Financial management and control
In this module, learners will compare and contrast some examples of good and bad financial decision making and the impact on the business.
Level: 5 Module Listing
The entrepreneurial manager
What is an entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.
Why are organizations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organizations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up the organizational structure.
Practical accounting analysis
Learners will complete exercises in accounts throughout this module to understand what they are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.
Business planning and goal setting
What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.
Politics and business
Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder the business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.
Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.
Managing in today’s world
Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.
Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training, and development to ensure high performance in business.
Marketing and sales planning
Learners will analyze how markets, customers, competitors, and products can come together in a cohesive plan.
On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.
The ATHE Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management has 10 modules and 8 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform
The Assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:
- Managing marketing
- The business environment
- Communication skills for business
- Corporate social responsibility
- Customer relationship management
- Financial techniques for managers
- People in an organization
- Resources management
More information about the level 4 units can be found here Level 4 Management Qualification
The Assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:
- Managing communications
- Business organizations in a global context
- People management
- Finance for managers
- Research project
- Marketing principles and practice
- Planning a new business venture
- Business law
More information about the level 5 units can be found here Level 5 Management Qualification
Assessment at Mortha Halls of Ivy is a very straightforward process:
- After you have completed an online module, you will have an online assessment to complete. This assessment contains 30 multiple-choice questions. You will have one hour to complete these questions which are answered in sets of five so you will have plenty of time to review and edit your answers. After an hour the test will automatically time out.
- After you have completed the test, your results will be displayed immediately. If you have passed, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. If you didn’t pass, you will receive a notification of a “refer’’ where you will be told how to retake a module assessment. You can complete these modules at your own pace, as there is no deadline to complete the course.
- When the online modules have been completed, you will then be able to take the final written assignments, provided by Mortha Halls of Ivy, that test your knowledge and understanding of the modules. After the successful completion of these eight assignments, you will receive your Diploma (from the Awarding Organization).
- You will then be eligible to apply for progression onto a Top-up course through a recognized UK university on-campus or by distance learning
If you decide to top up to a full undergraduate degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus, costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.
- BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up – £3800
- BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up -£3800
University of Derby
- Undergraduate Top up to BA – £4400
Edinburgh Napier University
- BA in Business Management (Top-Up) – £4600
- BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) – £4600
- BA in Sales Management (Top-Up) – £4600
Anglia Ruskin University
- BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year) – £4500
- BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up) – £4500
University of West Scotland
- BA (Hons) International Business & Finance – £3000
University of Worcester
- BA (Hons) Business Administration Final Year Top up – £4000
University of Sunderland – On Campus
- BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 ) – £9250
University of Bolton
- BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £10,250, duration 2 semesters
University of Portsmouth
- BA (Hons) Business
- BA (Hons) Business and Computer Studies
- BA (Hons) Professional Studies
- BSc (Hons) Professional Studies
- BSc (Hons) Engineering and Management Studies
- BSc (Hons) Engineering Project Management
University of Lincoln
- BA Top-up – £3000
Buckinghamshire New University
- BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £3,000
- BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management, fee £9,560
Southern Cross University
- Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Business Administration
- Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
- Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
- Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
University of Nicosia, Cyprus
- Undergraduate Top up to BA – €6000
NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information.
Successful completion of the full Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management and final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree program will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in marketing, accounting, human resources, management or business consultancy.