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Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management
The Undergraduate Level 4 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 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. A full explaination 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 4 Module Listing
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 ATHE Level 4 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 4 course are:
1. Applying Promotional Techniques
2. Business Environment
3. Communication Skills
4. Corporate Social Responsibility
5. Customer Relationship Management
6. Finance for Managers
7. People in Organisations
8. Resources Management.
More information about the Level 4 units can be found here https://athe.co.uk/level-4-management-qualifications/