OTHM Level 3

→ OTHM Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies

→ OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies

OTHM Level 3 provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the operations and structure of businesses. This qualification will equip learners with the skills required to succeed in employment or further studies.

Entry Requirements

No specific entry requirements

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 3 are assessed as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.

Progression

Direct entry into the 1st year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or can pursue Level 4 Diplomas is possible upon the successful completion of the OTHM Level 3 qualifications.

OTHM Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies

2 mandatory units and 1 optional unit for a combined total of 30 credits.

Mandatory Units :
• Introduction to Research and Academic Skills
• Introduction to the Business Environment

Optional Units ( Choose any one )
• Introduction to Customer Service
• Using IT for Business
• Introduction to Marketing
3 months

OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies

4 mandatory units and 2 optional units for a combined total of 60 credits.

Mandatory Units :
• Introduction to Research and Academic Skills
• Using IT for Business
• Introduction to Economics and Accounting
• Introduction to the Business Environment

Optional Units ( Choose any two ) :
• Introduction to Customer Service
• Managing Business Events
• Introduction to Marketing
• Introduction to People Management
6 months

OTHM Level 4

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification provides learners with an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations. This qualification focuses on understanding the business environment in a global context.

Entry Requirements

  •  Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE          or equivalent qualification
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 are assessed as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and 1st year of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree programme.

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

6 mandatory units total of 120 credits.

Mandatory Units :
• Research and Academic Writing
• Business Environment
• Introduction to Business Communication
• Introduction to Quantitative Methods
• Introduction to Business Functions
• Introduction to Finance
Direct entry into the 2nd year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or can pursue Level 5 Diploma in Business Management is possible upon the successful completion of the OTHM Level 4 qualifications.
12 Months

OTHM Level 5

The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management is focused on people management, managing projects, marketing, finance for managers, business law, business ethics and social responsibility. The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business.

Entry Requirements

  •  Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 Diploma or equivalent.
  •  Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 5 are assessed as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and 2nd year of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree programme.

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management

6 mandatory units total of 120 credits.

Mandatory Units :
• Human Resource Management
• Project Management
• Strategic Marketing
• Accounting for Managers
• Business Law
• Business Ethics
Direct entry into the final year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or can pursue OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management is possible upon the successful completion of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma.
12 Months

OTHM Level 6

OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification is focused on leadership and people management, strategic human resource management, operations management, sustainable business practice, financial decision making as well as the business research skills expected of a manager.

Entry Requirements

  •  Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 Diploma or equivalent.
  •  Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 6 are assessed as being equivalent to Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.

OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management

6 mandatory units total of 120 credits.

Mandatory Units :
• Leadership and People Management
• Business Research Project
• Operations Management
• Financial Decision Making
• Sustainable Business Practices
• Strategic Human Resource Management
Direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programs or can pursue OTHM Level 7 Diplomas in Business Management is possible upon the successful completion of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma.
12 Months