OTHM Business Management Diploma Level 4+5

An essential business and management course, this self-study course will equip you with detailed business management skills and knowledge as well as provide a route to a 1-year top-up university programme for a Bachelor’s Degree.

  • 18+ years old with Level 3 or equivalent


  • 21+ with management experience
TIME: up to 8 weeks max per unit
TOTAL COST: £3476.00
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Who Is It For?

THis OTHM Business Management Diploma Level 4+5 course is designed to provide learners with a solid foundation of business and management knowledge, it is ideal for those who have started or planning to move into a career in private or public sector business, or those seeking to gain entry into a final year of a Bachelor’s Degree course after completing this course. The qualification content is focused on people management, managing people management, managing projects, marketing, finance for managers, business law, business ethics, and social responsibility.

How Will I Benefit?

  • Achieve an HND equivalent qualification considerably quicker and cheaper
  • With this OTHM Business Management Diploma course, you will develop your knowledge and skills in business management theories and models
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of business and management processes
  • Develop your confidence in how to deal with change and problem-solving in the workplace
  • Demonstrate to employers that you are competent in current business and management practices, improving your career prospects and your employability
  • Be eligible for direct entry into the final year of a three year Bachelor’s Degree course or a degree top-up programme


Course fees cover study materials, personal tutor support, assessment and OTHM Registration Fee.


  • This online business management course is accredited by the OTHM
  • The OTHM qualification at RQF Level 5 represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree
  • Nationally recognised: all credits earned are transferable to other university or college programmes within a similar discipline

OTHM Level 4 Business Management Syllabus
OTHM Level 5 Business Management Syllabus

Progression Routes

As this OTHM qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual, on successful completion of this course learners are eligible to gain entry into the final year of a three-year Bachelor’s degree:
Please note: Each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry.
  • BA (Hons) Business (Top-up) at Arden University
  • BA (Hons) Business Enterprise (Top-up) at University College Birmingham
  • BA (Hons) Business Management (direct entry to Year 3) at Middlesex University, Mauritius
  • BA (Hons) Business Management (Top-up) at University of Sunderland
  • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing (Top-up) at University College Birmingham
  • 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
  • BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management (Top-up) at BPP University
  • Extended BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management (Top-up) at BPP University

How Will I Be Supported To Learn?

  • Our online OTHM Business Management Diploma (Level 4+5) course is a self-study course with dedicated support from OTHM-approved tutors
  • All courses are delivered via Moodle and in collaboration with the OTHM
  • Our OTHM Business Management Diploma course materials are available online and can be accessed 24/7
  • Tutors are available by phone and the online learning system to provide support and assistance with assignments and study materials
  • Support Services are available by phone, email, social media, instant messenger to assist with any issues or concerns during your course

Start Date

Every Tuesday and Thursday.

Course Assessment

  • Completion of a written assignment per Unit (2500 words for Level 4 units, and 3000 words for Level 5 units)
  • No examinations

OTHM Level 4+5 Business Management Diploma

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Business Management Diploma

OTHM Level 4+5 Diploma in Business Management

The Diploma consists of 12 Units and has a transferable credit value of 240 credits.

OT 0694 Research and Academic Writing (TQT 200)
OT 2719 Business Environment (TQT 200)
OT 2720 Introduction to Business Communication (TQT 200)
OT 0695 Introduction to Quantitative Methods (TQT 200)
OT 2721 Introduction to Business Functions (TQT 200)
OT 2722 Introduction to Finance (TQT 200)

OT 3021 Human Resource Management (TQT 200)
OT 3027 Project Management (TQT 200)
OT 3030 Strategic Marketing (TQT 200)
OT 3032 Accounting for Managers (TQT 200)
OT 3034 Business Law (TQT 200)
OT 3036 Business Ethics (TQT 200)

Self-study information

Each unit should take up to 8 weeks to complete, with a minimum of 1 day per week of study time

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OTHM diploma pay in full

OTHM L4+5 Diploma Business Management

£3,226.00 for 1 month and a £250.00 Registration Fee
OTHM Diploma course pay monthly

OTHM L4+5 Diploma Business Management

£134.40 / month for 24 months and a £250.00 Registration Fee

Gift OTHM L4+5 Diploma Business Management

£3,226.00 for 1 month and a £250.00 Registration Fee

First payment £498.00 includes a one-off OTHM Registration Fee (£250.00) and your first unit (£248.00)

Additional units can be purchased one at a time at £248.00 when required.


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