Diploma Higher (Level 5) in Business Management
The Diploma level 5 is broadly rated as a Foundation Degree or HND in the UK. The contents of the course demonstrates that successful candidates develop a wide range of skills and competence in the field of Business Management.
What do the levels mean?
The levels refer to the ‘level of learning’ required to complete the qualification. Qualifications at the same level are therefore broadly similar (or equivalent) in the level of learning required
QCF Level Other qualifications at the same level
Level 3 UK ‘A’ level, BTEC National Certificate
Level 4 BTEC Professional Diploma
Level 5 UK Foundation Degree, HND
Level 6 Bachelors Degree, Graduate Diploma
Level 7 Masters Degree, Postgraduate Diploma
Candidates can complete the programme in as little time as one year or can take up to two years, if studied parttime.