Business Management

University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)

 

£6500 per level or £7500 for two levels together

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Extended Diploma in Management

University 1st & 2nd Year

(Level 4 and 5)

£7500

Extended Diploma in Management

University 1st Year

(Level 4)

£6500

Extended Diploma in Management

University 2nd Year

(Level 5)

£6500

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 of recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources. A full explanation of how you will be assessed can be found here.

University top-up (Final Year)

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.

Northampton University

BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up
BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up

University of Derby

Undergraduate Top up to BA 

Edinburgh Napier University

BA in Business Management (Top-Up) 
BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) 
BA in Sales Management (Top-Up)

Anglia Ruskin University

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year)

BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up)

University of Worcester

BA (Hons) Business Administration Final Year Top up 

University of Sunderland – On Campus

BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 ) 

University of Bolton 

BA (Hons) Top-up, 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 

Buckinghamshire New University 

BA (Hons) Top-up

Coventry University 

BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management

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

Please inquire for top up prices for Southern Cross University

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Undergraduate Top up to BA 

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.

Level 4 module listing

Level 5 module listing

The entrepreneurial manager
What is an entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

Organisation structures
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.

Business law
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.

Performance management
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.

Quantitative skills
On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

Written assignments

The 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:

  1. Managing marketing
  2. The business environment
  3. Communication skills for business
  4. Corporate social responsibility
  5. Customer relationship management
  6. Financial techniques for managers
  7. People in organisation
  8. Resources management

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1.  Managing communications
  2. Business organisations in a global context
  3. People management
  4. Finance for managers
  5. Research project
  6. Marketing principles and practice
  7. Planning a new business venture
  8. Business law

Examples of University Progression

Birmingham City University

University of Worcester

Edinburgh Napier University

University of Lincoln

University of Derby

Northampton University

Coventry University

Anglia Ruskin University

University of Portsmouth

University of Bolton

Buckinghamshire New University

University of Sunderland – On Campus

Southern Cross University

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

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