Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management
The Undergraduate Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management is a 120 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.
This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules (120 credits) and 10 levels 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. A full explanation of how you will be assessed can be found here.
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 Via LSM
Undergraduate Top up to BBA – £3600
University of Derby
Undergraduate Top up to BBA – £4400
University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Undergraduate Top up to BBA – €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.
- Level 5 Module Listing
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 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 gain 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 MSI Level 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 3000-5000 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 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