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Courses for ATHE Level 5

Extended Diploma in Business and Management

Qualification Number | 603/3340/6

Our courses for the ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management ensure learners meet assessment requirements for this 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification in Business and Management.

Courses can be completed full-time over 20-22 weeks or part-time over 40-42 weeks and are delivered via classroom instruction or our distance learning platform.

The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management is of an equivalent level to a Higher National Diploma (HND) or the second year of a Bachelor Degree Programme in Management and aims to develop understanding of key management skills.

Courses for this qualification can be paired with our courses for the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management, to meet the combined 240-credit requirement for entry on to various 1 year Bachelor Degree (Top-up) Programmes in Business and Management offered by universities in England and Wales.

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Qualification Units

Learners must complete 4 core units and 4 optional units.

Core Units

  • Business Organisations in a Global Context

  • Research Project

  • People Management

  • Finance for Managers


Optional Units

  • Managing Communication

  • Marketing Principles and Practice

  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation

  • Small Business Enterprise

  • Planning a New Business Venture

  • Business Law

  • Operations Management

  • Information for Strategic Decision Making

  • Organisational Analysis and Change

  • Financial Systems and Auditing

  • Business Ethics

Qualification Overview

RQF Level   Level 5      Credits   120 Credits

Courses   Blended Learning

                  Class & Distance Learning

Duration   Full-time 20-22 Weeks

                    Part-time 40-42 Weeks

Entry Requirement

Age 19+

B2 CEFR English Proficiency

Level 4 Qualification in Business and Management

Application Fee   TBA

Tuition Fee   TBA

Business & Management

ATHE Level 3 Diploma

Undergraduate Entry Programme >

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma

Undergraduate Year 1 >

ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma

Undergraduate Year 2 >

ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma

Undergraduate Year 3 >

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma

Postgraduate >


Success with Frisby College


Globally recognised

British Qualifications

No Exams

100% Assignment Based

Flexible learning that

meets your needs

1,200 study hours with

UK Course Tutors


Entry Requirements

Age 19 +


Academic Profile

Nationally recognized Certificate of Secondary Education or equivalents.


Business Studies Profile

Has completed an Ofqual regulated level 4 qualification in management such as:

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management


English Profile

A minimum of CEFR B2 level English demonstrated via a standardised English test. Learn more about our B2 English courses  


Entry through Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)

Applicants with practical experience in business management may request to enrol for this courses absent of an Ofqual regulated level 4 qualification in business if they can demonstrate prior knowledge and management skills adequately.

Learn more about Recognised Prior Learning


RPL is generally accepted for admission when the applicant meets the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in business management demonstrated by a project portfolio.

  • A letter of reference from an organization or employer validating managment skills and recent roles.

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Application Process

Contact your local Frisby College Provider.


After submitting a formal application with the necessary supporting documents, the applicant may be required to complete a 20 minute video interview with admissions.

Application Steps

Progression Routes

Learners who complete this qualification can then continue their academic pathway via one of two progression routes:

Further Education Pathway

(continue study with Frisby College)


ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management

Undergraduate Year 3


Higher Education Pathway

Enter onto a 1 Year Sandwich Degree Programme with a UK university.

Enter onto a 1 Year Distance Learning Degree Programme with a British university.

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