Level 5 Diploma in Business Management

Course details

The objective of the Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure that each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management, and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.

The content of the qualification 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. Successful completion of the Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

What our students say

  • ““I really enjoyed the course. It was easy to enrol and I had an experienced tutor on-hand to help me from day one. Knowing that I wanted to do something in this field was great but it was the career advice I received while studying that helped me decide on the right direction for me. Highly recommend.””
    Aaron Neo
  • ““When I decided to study alongside work I wanted something flexible. Knowing I needed to develop my understanding of management to progress in my career, this course really fit the bill.””
  • ““After my undergraduate degree I wanted to study a more advanced course that covered the full scope of management and leadership topics. I’d always planned to apply for a place on a graduate training programme - and I got accepted! Thanks to my tutors and course leaders for helping me get to where I want to be.””
  • ““Highlights of the course were, for me, the optional units. Particularly the governance and innovation units because I know they’ll be a huge help to me when I kick-start my business.They drilled down into areas that I have a real personal interest in, and gave me better insight into balancing business development with key elements of management.””

Why this course?

Studying with us gives you access to excellent teaching, industry experts and a flexible schedule that fits your lifestyle.


High quality education shouldn’t cost the earth. That’s why our courses are fairly priced with flexible payment options.

Career progression

Our course provides a gateway to an exciting and varied career in industry, from graduate trainee to top executive.

Flexible learning

Learn to your own schedule, fitting studies around other commitments or work. We help you find the right balance.

Skill development 

Our varied and in depth teaching style ensures what and how you learn complements your interests, enhancing your skills and expertise.

Be Uni ready

This course is, for many students, a pathway to an MBA or Masters degree at University. Study with us to strengthen your Uni application and showcase your subject knowledge.

Be employable

After getting your qualification with us you will be well-positioned to secure a range of exciting positions in organisations around the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are my fees refundable?

Fees are not refundable after the initial 14 day cancellation period. Please take a look at our Terms and Conditions for full details.

When does the course start?

New students can begin the course on any Monday, excluding bank holidays.

Will I receive any support while studying?

Each student benefits from unlimited 1-2-1 support from an expert tutor. Alongside this you will also have a student mentor who can also offer support and guidance. You’ll stay in touch by pre-arranged calls and Skype sessions and regular email contact.

How long does the course last?

On average it takes between six and nine months to complete the diploma. However, everyone studies at their own pace and you will be able to set a personalised study schedule with your tutor.

Am I expected to attend classes?

As an online learning provider none of our courses require classroom attendance, meaning you study exclusively via distance learning.

Will my diploma be recognised in the UK and abroad?

Your new qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual and is recognised worldwide.

I’ve finished my course, what are my options now?

There are lots of options open to you whatever your hopes for the future.  From further study to graduate training opportunities, we’re here to help you find the right option for you. Get in touch to talk to one of our career advisers.

What are my fee payment options?

We have various options available including payment in full, monthly direct debit or interest free credit.

How to apply for this course?

It’s quick and easy to apply. Simply complete the online form, along with any supporting documentation that we ask for, and submit. We’ll review your application and get in touch to let you know if you’ve been accepted as soon as possible.

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