ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health And Social Care


By: ASAS School

November 6, 2014


Program Introduction

ATHE Health and Social Care Management Qualifications were designed for managers in various types of organisations including hospitals and care homes in both the public and private sector.

Healthcare is one of the largest employers. Opportunities avail to graduates who have a sense of social mission—deeply care about the people’s well-being to work with and serve them in areas such as Administration, Dept Supervisor, HR, Finance, Education, Health Promotion, Marketing, Patient-care services, Specialist Clerical staff, Associate Specialist, Social service, Nursing administration.


What ATHE qualifications provide for learners

  • Continuous assessment so that learners complete their studies progressively without the need for final examinations.
  • Internationally recognised qualifications which are on the Regulated Qualifications Framework for England, Wales and Northern Ireland and aligned to other international frameworks worldwide.
  • Increased opportunities for employee mobility
  • All ATHE qualifications have progression routes to degrees at ATHE University partners.



Progression Path

Progression to ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma which is equivalent to second year of a bachelor degree or proceed to top-up university degree programs with ATHE University Partners.



Academic Requirements

  • Minimum 17 years old
  • Obtained at least one GCE ‘O’ level subject

Language Requirements

  • ‘Obtained at least GCE ‘O’ level English


Structure and Duration

  • 8 Modules
  • Minimum 12 months, Part-time
  • 2 evenings per week, 6:45pm – 9:45pm
  • Full-time study is not available



Assessment Methods

Direct assessment is based on written assignment includes Essays, Case Studies, Critical Reviews and Research Papers.



Delivery Method

Classroom based.


Graduation Requirements

  • Attained 120 credit-point qualification by completing all the prescribed Extended Diploma modules.
  • Achieve a Pass grade for each module.
  • Students will be conferred ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care upon completion, awarded by Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE), United Kingdom.



Course Fees

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Teaching Staff & Student-Teacher ratio

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Average Teacher-Student ratio is 18 to 45 students per Teacher.


Further Studies



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Program Subjects

Students must complete 8 subjects which include the 3 Core Modules and 5 Electives from the list below.


Course Plan