Course Objectives

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

It is 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.

The qualification will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills associated with the business activities, policies, procedures and processes required to work effectively in a business environment. The units combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of academic and research skills, business and global operations, finance and accounting, business communication, leadership and team working.

Successful completion of this qualification will support learners progressing to university and provide learners with the requisite skills and knowledge to enter the world of work in their chosen sector.


6 Months, 9 Months
Or 12 Months (Student Visa 12 to 24 Months)


Twice a week from
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Delivery Method

or Online

Qualification Number

120 credits / 60 ECTS

Course Information

Entry Requirements

This qualification is open to learners from age 18 and above.

Mandatory Units

  • Principals and Concepts of Strategy (20 credits)
  • The Management of Human Resources (20 credits)
  • Marketing for Managers (20 credits)
  • Business Law for Managers (20 credits)
  • Management Accounting and Decision Making (20 credits)
  • Business Start-up; Conception to Market (20 credits)
  • 60 ECTS in total

Assessment and Verification

This is an assignment-based qualification, and all units are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualification is criterion-referenced and based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria.


Successful completion of the Diploma in Business Management provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions.

Course Fees (EU Students)


Includes Registration Fee &
Tuition Fee (Monthly payment plans available)

€1295 may be refunded through schemes.
Pay only €555

*For important information on registration and subscription fees, kindly contact us.

Funding Schemes

Students following this study programme can benefit from a 70% tax credit.

Find out more

For further details and assistance on how to apply for these schemes, kindly contact us so that we can help you understand how you can benefit.

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