Business Management Diploma
University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)
(7 months to 14 months)
ATHE Diploma – Top-Up to full degree
You’ll save money on your Diploma, with up to 60% savings when compared to studying at a traditional tertiary institution.
Various payment plans
You can pay in installments and choose from monthly / quarterly payment options.
Career ready coursework
Coursework is applicable to your career, giving you real world skills that can be applied to management positions.
Online – Assignment Based
You can study at your own pace with a wealth of resources available to download and view online.
Earn Your Business Management Diploma
You can now further your education and kickstart your career with an undergraduate Business Management Diploma.
With a 240-credit course you can fast track your way towards a Degree in Business and Management in the UK.
Modules covered in the Diploma are equivalent to
first and second year of University Degree
✔ Completing only the Level 4 course will give you 120 credits towards an associated undergraduate Degree. This will make you eligible for an exemption from the first year of university tuition.
✔ Completing both the Level 4 and Level 5 courses will give you the full 240 credits to make you eligible for an exemption from the first and second years of university tuition.
✔ Each level includes 10 modules and 8 written assignments. Modules cover approximately 40 hours of guided learning material, supplemented by 30 to 50 hours of optional material. Recommended exercises, reading, and other resources are available on request.
7 – 16 months Level 4
7 – 16 months Level 5
14 – 32 months Level 4/5
- No extra cost:
- All Course Material, including online modules and written assignments.
- Dedicated student support Access to an online Social Learning forum
- 1 hour Tutor kick-off session 1-2-1 skype for guidance and assignment provision
Extra Cost (Adhoc):
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions with extra €15/hour
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.
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.
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 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.
The Entrepreneurial Manager
What is an Entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.
Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organisational 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 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 analyse 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 5000-8000 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:
- The Marketing Mix
- The Business Environment
- Communication Skills for Business
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Customer Relationship Management
- Financial Techniques for Managers
- People in Organisation
- Resources Management
The Assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:
- Managing Communications
- Business Organisations in a Global Context
- People Management
- Finance for Managers
- Research Project
- Marketing Principles and Practice
- Planning a New Business Venture
- Business Law
Successful completion of the full Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in marketing, accounting, human resources, management or business consultancy.
IT and Computing Diploma fees:
The fee for enrolling in the Level 4 and Level 5 Diploma is €3500. (Installments accepted up to 24 months)
The registration fees are €350 per level.
Various payment plans, please ask for more information admissions office 70008828 or email [email protected]