ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "ATHE"
Guided Learning Hour 240 Guided Learning Hours (240)
12 Credits 60 Credits
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 04 Number of Modules 04
Qualification Number Qualification Number 603/3349/2
Assessment Included Assessment Included
Ofqual Regulated Qualification
Self-study Online
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Do you want to go straight into your third year of the desired degree programme? The ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management now makes it possible by providing a progression pathway to a wide selection of Universities in the UK. If you want to qualify in management, this is a good course for you. Not only do you gain a wealth of knowledge, you also get to complete your degree in a shorter time.  This is an Ofqual regulated qualification in the UK that is designed to support learners who want to gain an accredited qualification and progress to their higher education. Equivalent to the third year degree programme, you can progress to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Management in the final year. This is an excellent path of achieving higher education if you lack the traditional entry level qualification. Learners who complete this Level 5 Diploma can enhance your education and employment opportunities in the relevant field.

The ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management will give you a career in the management field with the opportunity to climb up the career ladder. If you want to make an impression on potential employers, gaining a recognised qualification will make you a marketable candidate. It will also give you the potential to find a high-paying job, and add value to your CV boosting your educational profile.

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Method of AssessmentIn order to successfully complete the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management, learners must complete 2 mandatory units and 2 optional units totaling 60 credits.

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ATHE is a globally recognised awarding organisation that provides vocationally oriented qualifications in business, computing, healthcare and more.

With over 280 centres in over 55 countries, ATHE’s Ofqual regulated qualifications are approved as progression pathways by 25 UK and international Universities. ATHE has also certificated over 40,000 learners for 30 clients globally through their endorsed program service.

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.


For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

  • Prior study in business, management or related subjects at level 4 or above a level 4 qualification for example an ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management or an ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
  • Learners may also have relevant work experience.


For those whom English is not their first language we recommend the following standards of proficiency in English language skills or an approved equivalent for this qualification:

  • IELTs 5.5
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49
Units Credits GLH
Business Organisations in a Global Context 15 60
People Management 15 60
Marketing Principles and Practice 15 60
Manage Sustainability in an Organisation 15 60
Qualification Number: 603/3349/2
Total Qualification Time: 600 hours
Total Guided Learning Hours: 240 hours
Level: 5
Credits: 60

In order to successfully complete the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management, learners must complete all 4 units to attain 60 credits.

  • Pass: 144 – 191
  • Merit: 192 – 239
  • Distinction: 240+

Upon the successful completion of this course, learners will be awarded the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management Certificate.

Once you complete the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management course, you will gain an accredited qualification that will provide the pathway to enter a Bachelor’s Degree and Top Up Degree programme in the final year in a number of recognised Universities in the UK. Learners can progress to the following,

Entry to:

  • Employment or increased opportunities in your current job role
  • ATHE level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management
  • Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care
  • A Level 6 ATHE qualification including Extended Diploma in Management / Extended Diploma in Business Administration
  • Final year of Bachelor’s Degree Programme at some universities

Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Getting Started
Plagiarism Policy
Diversity and Equality of Opportunity Policy
Complaints Policy
Enquiries and Appeals Policy
Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification – ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management
Awarding Body Registration
Awarding Body Registration Form : ATHE Business and Strategic Management
Business Organisations in a Global Context [K/617/1175]
Business Organisations In A Global Context
Assignment – Business Organisations in a Global Context
People Management [H/617/1174]
People Management
Assignment – People Management
Marketing Principles and Practice [D/617/1173]
Marketing Principles And Practice
Assignment – Marketing Principles And Practice
Manage Sustainability in an Organisation [T/617/1177]
Manage Sustainability In An Organisation
Assignment – Manage Sustainability In An Organisation
Harvard Referencing Guide
Harvard Referencing Guide
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission – Level 5 Diploma in Business and Management
☑ Re-Submit Your Assignment
ATHE Level 3/4/5/6/7 – Resubmission

Students feedback


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    B C

    Bret Cole

    October 17, 2021
    Highly recommended

    Very much recommended to anybody in business management.

    A E

    Ashley Evans

    June 21, 2021
    Great course

    It’s a great course and I learned a lot. Will be applying this to my business model at work.

    E W

    Eli Williamson

    April 19, 2021
    Money well spent

    This is a course which feels more like an investment than buying. Money well spent.

    R T

    Rene Taylor

    March 05, 2021

    This is an effective course that teaches you all you need to know about business management.

    E C

    Erin Clark

    February 15, 2021
    A wealth of information

    This course provided a wealth of information on business organisations on a global context with a focus on managing communication and people management. As someone aspiring to work in a business environment, this top-up programme was the best choice for me.

    R W

    Reed Webb

    January 23, 2021
    Plethora of resources

    The course provided a plethora of resources and reading material on business management. As the subject was taught thoroughly, my outcome had the desired results.

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    Skye Owen

    December 30, 2020
    Effective course

    The course was very effective and particularly useful to individuals like myself who wish to earn a degree in half the time. This was an excellent route to progression to a degree in a recognised university.

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    Elliot Fletcher

    November 21, 2020
    Good learning experience

    The learning experience was good with this provider.

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