ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management

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 Degreeand 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.

Awarding Body

United Kingdom


6-9 Month
(See duration section)

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Distance Learning

Developing Personal Skills
Develop a range of personal skills vital to the world of business. Concentrating on communication, leadership and decision making techniques.

Effective Communication
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.

Strategic HRM
This module looks at employees and people as a business’ most valuable asset. Recruit the best, reward the best and retain the best.

Managing Ethically
Explore the various theories and models of management and their different contexts.

Culture and the Organisation
What is meant by culture? Why is it important? How does it differ between organisations?

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 organisation.

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.

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management

To complete the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management, it will take 6-9 months.

Entry to ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management

  • To enrol in a Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education.
Total Programme Fee

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma – $975

The enrollment for the programmes happens all year around. Please see the following enrollment schedule.

  • 13th November, 2017
  • 11th December, 2017
  • 8th January, 2018
  • 12th February, 2018
  • 12th March, 2018
  • 9th April, 2018
  • 14th May, 2018
  • 11th June, 2018
  • 16th July, 2018
  • 13th August, 2018
  • 10th September, 2018
  • 8th October, 2018
  • 12th November, 2018
  • 10th December, 2018

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