This Undergraduate Level 4/5 “Extended Diploma in Management” is a 240-credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree in Business and Management.


As Level 4 modules and assignments (120 credits) are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree whilst the Level 5 modules and assignments (120 credits) are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree you have the choice to complete either year 2 and/or 3 on campus at Schellhammer Business School or at a UK university. A variety of distance learning options are also available.

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.

Admission Requirements

Students must first enroll in Level 4 and be at least 18 years old, have a full high school education. Before enrolling onto the Level 5 course, you must have attained a Level 4 or equivalent.

Level 4 Modules

  • Developing Personal Skills
  • Effective Communication
  • The Business Environment
  • The Marketing Mix
  • Strategic HRM
  • Managing Ethically
  • Culture and the Organisation
  • Customers and Customer Service
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Financial Management and Control

Level 5 Modules

  • The Entrepreneurial Manager
  • Organization Structures
  • Practical Accounting Analysis
  • Business Planning and Goal Setting
  • Politics and Business
  • Business Law
  • Managing in Today’s World
  • Performance Management
  • Marketing and Sales Planning
  • Quantitative Skills

Written Assignments

The Level 4/5 has 10 modules and 8 written assignments for each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments of approximately 5,000-8,000 words each.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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Last updated August 30, 2019
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