Business Management

Course ID
4 & 5
Awarding Body
Delivery Mode
On Campus, Online
12 Months

Level 4 & 5 Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change. The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Higher International Diploma in Business Management qualification will enable learners to progress to further study or employment.

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Course Structure

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Unit Title Level Credit
Research and Academic Writing 4 20
Business Environment 4 20
Introduction to Business Communication 4 20
Introduction to Quantitative Methods 4 20
Introduction to Business Functions 4 20
Introduction to Finance 4 20
Human Resource Management  5 20
Project Management 5 20
Strategic Marketing 5 20
Accounting for Managers  5 20
Business Law 5 20
Business Ethics 5 20


Entry Requirements

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners must possess: 


  • Relevant NQF/QCF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent 
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course   


All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor. The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

University Progression

Successful completion of Level 5 Diploma in Business Management provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Final year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

Who accepts OTHM Level 4 & 5 in Business Management?

  • BA (Hons) Business (top-up) at Arden University
  • BA (Hons) Business Management (direct entry to Year 3) at Middlesex University, Mauritius
  • BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship (top-up) final year at University of Sunderland
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management (top-up) awarded by University of Chichester delivered through
  • London Graduate School
  • BA (Hons) Global Business (top-up) at Coventry University
  • BA (Hons) International Business (direct entry to Year 3) at Middlesex University, Mauritius
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (top-up) at Concordia University Chicago
  • BA (Hons) Business (top-up) final year at University of Portsmouth (Learning at Work)
  • BA (Hons) Business and Computer Studies (top-up) final year at University of Portsmouth (Learning at Work)
  • BA (Hons) Professional Studies (top-up) final year at University of Portsmouth (Learning at Work)
  • BSc (Hons) Professional Studies (top-up) final year at University of Portsmouth (Learning at Work)

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