OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (RQF)

Qualification Number: 603/2174/X

 Course Description

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure 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.

OTHM Qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).

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 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification will enable learners to progress to further study or employment.

 Equivalences:

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

 Key facts

  • Qualification Title: OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management
  • Ofqual Reference Number: 603/2174/X
  • Course Start Date: January, April, June, September
  • Total Credit Value: 120 credits
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 1200 Hours

Course duration

  • 9 month

 Course Delivery

  • Online
  • Flexible Distributed Learning
  • Language of Assessment: English
  • Overall Grading Type: Pass or Fail

 Entry Requirements

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

 Course Content 

Unit Ref. No.

Mandatory Units

Credit

GLH

 TQT

M/616/0694

Research and Academic Writing

20

80

600

M/616/2719

Business Environment

20

80

600

H/616/2720

Introduction to Business Communication

20

80

600

T/616/0695

Introduction to Quantitative Methods

20

80

600

K/616/2721

Introduction to Business Functions

20

80

600

M/616/2722

Introduction to Finance

20

80

600

 Assessment:

  • The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

 Accreditation

  • The programme is awarded OTHM - an awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator - OfQual.

 How to register/ enrol?

To make an application to the course please email the below documents to admissions@citycollegeoxford.co.uk

  • Complete Applications Form
  • Passport
  • Previous qualifications
  • CV
  • Personal Statement

 Fee structure and payment plans

  • 6 months- GBP £1299
  • Payment option (a): GBP £433 x 3 monthly instalments
  • Payment option (b): GBP £1234 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)
  • 9 months- GBP £999

Progression 

Successful completion of Level 4 Diploma in Business Management provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programmes. 

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