OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management

An essential business and management course, this OTHM Level 5 business management distance learning course will equip you with detailed business management skills and knowledge

Who Is It For?

The online OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management 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. 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?

  • With the OTHM Level 5 Business Management 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
  • The OTHM Management and Business Level 5 qualification will demonstrate to employers that you are competent in current business and management practices, improving your career prospects and your employability


  • 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 5 Business Management Syllabus


Course fees cover study materials, personal tutor support, assessment.

+ one-off OTHM Registration Fee

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management:

Diploma in Business Management, OTHM Level 5

Entry: 18+ with Level 4 or equivalent OR 21+ with Management Experience

Units: 6 units

Time: Maximum 60 weeks

Cost: £248 per unit

+ one-off OTHM Registration Fee £250

10% off if you buy a full course – £1339.20*

*does not include OTHM Registration Fee

TOTAL including discounted units and Reg Fee: £1589.20

Progression Routes

As this OTHM qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual, learners are eligible to gain entry into the final year of a three-year Bachelor’s degree.

On successful completion of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management students can progress onto:

  • 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 Level 5 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

Timetable Options

Option 1
Set timetable with fixed assignment submission dates.

Option 2
Flexible submission dates, within the fixed course duration.

Please note: if you choose option 2, the submission dates for your assignments are your choice, but you MUST complete all the assignments for the course by the given end date.

Start Date

Every Tuesday and Thursday.

Course Assessment

  • Completion of a written assignment per Unit (3000 words)
  • No examinations

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OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management

The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management consists of 6 units and has a transferable credit value of 120 credits.


Purchasing units individually:

(Minimum purchase of OTHM Registration Fee and 1 unit. Each unit is £248)

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  • OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management Registration Fee

    £250.00Add to cart

6 Units:

  • Human Resource Management (20 credits)

    £248.00 £198.40Add to cart

  • Project Management (20 credits)

    £248.00 £198.40Add to cart

  • Strategic Marketing (20 credits)

    £248.00 £198.40Add to cart

  • Accounting for Managers (20 credits)

    £248.00 £198.40Add to cart

  • Business Law (20 credits)

    £248.00 £198.40Add to cart

  • Business Ethics (20 credits)

    £248.00 £198.40Add to cart

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