ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management

level 4 - extended diploma in management curriculum

By: ASAS School

November 6, 2014


Program Introduction

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 1st year of a degree. The core content of this qualification is for those entering a role in management, with content focusing on business environment, communication skills and resource management, including an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager.

Opportunities exist in management roles with employers in the private, public and voluntary sectors such as in marketing, HR, customer service, finance, operations, administration, PR & communication.

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

  • Assignments (80%)
  • Exam (20%)

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

The exam is held 4 weeks after the last lesson.


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 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 Modules which include 4 Core Modules and 4 Electives from the list below.


Student Contract

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Course Plan