OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

An essential business and management course, this OTHM Level 4 business management course will provide an excellent foundation for building a career and equip you with the skills to adapt rapidly to change

  • 18+ years old with Level 3 or equivalent


  • 21+ with management experience
TIME: up to 8 weeks max per unit
TOTAL COST: £1738.00
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Who Is It For?

The online OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management course is ideal for those who have started or are planning to move into a career in private or public sector business. The qualification content is focused on managing business communications, understanding the business environment in a global context, people management, quantitative methods, finance, research, and academic writing.

How Will I Benefit?

  • Develop an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations
  • Become ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change
  • Develop your confidence in how to problem solve in the workplace
  • Demonstrate to employers that you are competent in current business and management practices, improving your career prospects and your employability
  • Progress to further study

Progression Routes

Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Business Management provides you with a range of academic progression routes, including OTHM  Level 5 Diploma in Business Management.

As the  Level 4 is equivalent to an HNC and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme. you are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme. Please contact the university you would like to complete your degree with before starting the Level 4 course, to ensure eligibility.

Please note:  Each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry.


  • This online business management course is accredited by the OTHM
  • The OTHM qualification at RQF Level 4 represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Year 1 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


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

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

Our PDF guide includes information on all three levels for this course for you to download and save to review at a later time or send to a colleague who may be interested.

You can also present this PDF to your employer with an invoice if your company looking to review course content before paying for your professional development.

Business Management Diploma

How Will I Be Supported To Learn?

  • Our online OTHM Level 4 Business Management 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 Level 5 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)
  • No examinations
OTHM Level 4 Diploma

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

The Diploma consists of 6 Units and has a transferable credit value of 120 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)

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 Diploma in Business Management

£1,488.00 for 1 month and a £250.00 Registration Fee
OTHM Diploma course pay monthly

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

£124.00 / month for 12 months and a £250.00 Registration Fee

Gift OTHM L4 Diploma Business Management

£1,488.00 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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