ATHE - Level 4/5 Extended Diploma of Business Management

The undergraduate ATHE - Level 4/5 Extended Diploma of Business Management is the ideal pathway for students wishing to complete an undergraduate bachelor degree at some of the world's leading universities in such fields as business, management, commerce, accounting and more. 

This qualification is awarded by ATHE and is government accredited by OFQUAL in the UK and is equivalent to the UK Higher National Diploma (HDN).  For information on UK qualification comparisons, click here.

Delivered by the Online Business School, the course is made up of 20 interactive learning modules that focus on the key subjects required to secure entry to a related bachelor degree or execute a profession in a business or management related industry. 

      LEVEL 5  Course Modules

  • The Entrepreneurial Manager

  • Organisation 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

      LEVEL 4 Course 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

Course duration

Full time students are expected to complete the Level 4/5 Extended Diploma of Management within 12 months


Entry requirements

Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school

Intake dates

Students can enrol anytime (365 days / year)


Delivery method


University Pathways

Program inclusions

Each Pathway program includes full access to the IELTS preparation course and professional development short courses.


Although the courses are optional, we recommend that students take full advantage of these highly valuable education resources.

UPI graduates can to progress to a number of universities in Australia, United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

For more information on university pathways, click here.