Undergraduate and Post Graduate Diploma (Level 7)

CIE Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Business (120 Credits)

Mandatory Units:

Unit 1: Business Organisation

Unit 2: Finance for Managers

Optional Units:

Unit 1: Marketing and Business Strategies

Unit 2: International Entreprenureship

Unit 3: People in Organisations

Unit 4: Research Project

Unit 5: Business Economics

Unit 6: Business and Enterprise Management

 

Each unit has a credit value of 20 credits. To achieve the qualification, learners are required to complete 2 mandatory units and any 4 optional units.

 

Entry Requirements:

- Any CIE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent

- IELTS 5.0 or equivalent (recommended)

 

All CIE qualifications are very flexible and designed to enable learners from aged 19 and above to move forward towards their higher education, career and employment. Learners are required to demonstrate their ability, fitness and commitment to undertake CIE qualifications and centres are required to assess that based on learners educational and professional background, trainings and experience.

 

ATHE Course Structure for Extended Diploma in Management ( level 4 and 5-each 120 credits)

The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 1st year of a degree. The core content of this qualification is for those entering a role in management, with content focusing on business environment, communication skills and resource management, including an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager.

Learners must complete 4 mandatory units worth 60 credits in total and a further 4 or 5 optional units totalling 120 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management (QCF). Please visit www.atheuk.com

Unit specification for level 4

Title

Level 

Credit

GLH

Mandatory
Business Environment

4

15

60

Resource Management

4

15

60

Communication Skills

4

15

60

People in Organisations

4

15

60

Optional
Applying Promotional Techniques

4

15

60

Corporate Social Responsibility

4

15

60

Administrative Services

4

15

60

Planning a Work Based Team Project

4

15

60

Finance For Managers

4

15

60

Planning a New Business Venture 

4

15

60

Customer Relationship Management 

4

15

60

Study Skills 

4

10

24

Employability Skills

5

15

60

Personal and Professional Development

5

15

60

Business Ethics

5

15

60

Business Law

5

15

60

Manage Sustainability in an Organisation

5

15

60

ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management

The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 2nd year of a degree. The content of this qualification is a focus on managing communication, business organisations in a global context, people management, finance for managers as well as an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager. Learners must complete 5 mandatory units worth 80 credits in total and a further 3 or 4 optional units totalling 120 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management (QCF).

Units within this qualification

Title

Level 

Credit

GLH

Mandatory
Managing Communication

5

15

60

Business Organisations in a Global Context

5

15

60

People Management

5

15

60

Finance for Managers

4

15

60

Research Project

5

20

80

Optional
Managing Stakeholder Engagement

6

10

40

Risk Management

6

10

40

Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity

6

10

40

Corporate Social Responsibility

4

15

60

 Manage Sustainability in an Organisation

5

15

60

Resource Management

4

15

60

Administrative Services

4

15

60

Planning a Work Based Team Project

4

15

60

Marketing Principles and Practice

5

15

60

Planning a New Business Venture

4

15

60

Customer Relationship Management

4

15

60

Employability Skills

5

15

60

Business Ethics

5

15

60

Personal and Professional Development

5

15

60

Business Law

5

15

60

Diploma in Management ( Level 6-120 credits).

ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management

The ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 3rd year of a degree.

This qualification combines six mandatory units totalling 75 credits including Leadership and Management, Human Resource Management and Strategic Marketing; and a further 3 or 4 optional units totalling 120 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management (QCF).

Units within this qualification

Title

Level 

Credit

GLH

Mandatory
Leadership and Management

6

15

40

Research Project

6

10

40

Human Resource Management

6

15

60

Strategic Marketing

6

15

60

Personal Leadership and Management Development

6

10

40

Financial Decision Making for Managers

6

10

40

Optional
Project Management

6

15

60

Programme Leadership

7

10

40

Economics for Business

6

15

60

Risk Management

6

10

40

Corporate Communication Strategies

7

10

30

Sustainable Business Strategy

7

10

40

Strategic Planning

7

15

45

Managing Quality and Service Delivery

6

10

40

Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity

6

10

40

Managing Stakeholder Engagement

6

10

40

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 1st year of a degree. You can click on the unit numbers below to see the qualification content, including credit value, learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

Learners must complete the 3 mandatory units totalling 45 credits and a further 5 to 9 optional units to make a total of 120 credits to achieve the Extended Diploma.

Units within this qualification

Title

Level 

Credit

GLH

Mandatory
Health and Social Care in Context

4

15

60

Communication Skills for Health and Social Care Management

4

15

60

People in Organisations

4

15

60

Optional
Corporate Social Responsibility

4

15

60

Resource Management

4

15

60

Management of Activity Provision

4

15

60

Administrative Services

4

15

60

Planning a Work Based Team Project

4

15

60

Safeguarding Children and Young People

4

5

20

Finance For Managers

4

15

60

Safeguarding Adults

4

5

20

Manage Sustainability in an Organisation

5

15

60

Working with Multi-disciplinary Teams

5

15

60

Planning a New Business Venture

4

15

60

Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services

4

15

60

Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace

4

15

60

Employability Skills

5

15

60

Personal and Professional Development

5

15

60

Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care

5

15

60

Study Skills

4

10

24

Management of Health and Social Care Provision

4

15

60

Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care

4

10

40

ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

By completing this qualification, learners will gain skills that enable them to work alongside other health and social care professionals to achieve organisational objectives.

The ATHE level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care is a 120 credit qualification on the Qualifications and Credit Framework making it the equivalent size and level of the second year of a degree.

Units within this qualification

Title

Level 

Credit

GLH

Mandatory
Facilitating Change in Health and Social Care

5

15

60

Managing Communication

5

15

60

People Management

5

15

60

Research Project

5

20

80

Optional
Leading Practice in Health and Social Care

5

15

60

Working with Multi-Disciplinary Teams

5

15

60

Management of Safeguarding for Health and Social Care

5

10

40

Corporate Social Responsibility

4

15

60

Resource Management

4

15

60

Management of Activity Provision

4

15

60

Finance For Managers

4

15

60

Planning a New Business Venture

4

15

60

Managing Stakeholder Engagement

6

10

40

Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity

6

10

40

Managing Finance in the Public Sector

6

10

40

Manage Sustainability in an Organisation

5

15

60

Managing Quality in Health and Social Care

5

15

60

Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services

4

15

60

Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace

4

15

60

Employability Skills

5

15

60

Personal and Professional Development

5

15

60

Diploma in Healthcare Management ( Level 6-120 credits).

ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management

Whilst the core skills and concepts of management are still very much applicable for a manager in the healthcare industry, there are also some specific areas where managers transferring from other industries may struggle. This qualification considers and addresses these areas, strengthening the learners skill set for a manager position.

The ATHE level 6 qualifications in Healthcare management include one 120 credit Diploma and two Certificates, however ATHE also provides Awards in subjects such as Finance in the Public Sector, along with others which are listed amongst the management qualifications and are also relevant to working in the healthcare industry.

Units within this qualification

Title

Level 

Credit

GLH

Mandatory
International Healthcare Policy

6

15

60

Managing Quality and Service Delivery

6

10

40

Leadership and Management

6

15

60

Research Project

6

10

40

Personal Leadership and Management Development

6

10

40

Choose one from the following:
Managing Finance in the Public Sector

6

10

40

Financial Decision Making for Managers

6

10

40

Optional
Human Resource Management

6

15

60

Project Management

6

15

60

Programme Leadership

7

10

40

Risk Management

6

10

40

Manage Sustainability in an Organisation

5

15

60

Strategic Planning

7

15

45

Managing Stakeholder Engagement

6

10

40

Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity

6

10

40

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world, (partly due to the increase of international globalisation and business travel) and these qualifications are in response to the escalating demand for management skills coupled with sector specific knowledge.

The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism is a 120 credit qualfication and, as well as the 4 mandatory units and optional management units, there are 7 specialist units including The Management of Visitor Attractions, Passenger Transport Operations, Sustainable Tourism Development, Resort Management and Special Interest Tourism.

Units within this qualification

Title

Level 

Credit

GLH

Mandatory
The Travel and Tourism Sector

4

15

60

Applying Promotional Techniques

4

15

60

Communication Skills

4

15

60

People in Organisations

4

15

60

Optional
The Management of Visitor Attractions

4

15

60

Passenger Transport Operations

4

15

60

Sustainable Tourism Development

5

15

60

Tourist Destinations

4

15

60

Tour Operations Management

4

15

60

Resort Management

5

15

60

Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector

5

15

60

Special Interest Tourism

5

15

60

Corporate Social Responsibility

4

15

60

Resource Management

4

15

60

Administrative Services

4

15

60

Planning a Work Based Team Project

4

15

60

Planning a New Business Venture

4

15

60

Customer Relationship Management

4

15

60

Employability Skills

5

15

60

Business Ethics

5

15

60

Personal and Professional Development

5

15

60

Business Law

5

15

60

ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism

The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Management for Travel and Tourism is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 2nd year of a degree. Learners can then progress onto the third year of a Bachelors Degree in International Hospitality and Tourism Management at Anglia Ruskin University.

Learners must complete the 5 mandatory units totalling 60 credits and a further 3 to 4 optional units to make a total of 120 credits to achieve the Extended Diploma.

You can click on the unit numbers below to see the qualification content, including credit value, learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

Units within this qualification

Title

Level 

Credit

GLH

Mandatory
Travel and Tourism Organisations in a Global Context

5

15

60

Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector

5

15

60

People Management

5

15

60

Managing Communication

5

15

60

Research Project

5

15

60

Choose TWO  units from Optional (O1) totalling 30 credits and ONE unit of 15 credits  from      either Optional (O1) or Optional (O2)
Optional (O1)
The Management of Visitor Attractions

4

15

60

Passenger Transport Operations

4

15

60

Sustainable Tourism Development

5

15

60

Resort Management

5

15

60

Tour Operations Management

4

15

60

Special Interest Tourism

5

15

60

Tourist Destinations

4

15

60

Optional (O2)
Marketing Principles and Practice

5

15

60

Business Ethics

5

15

60

Personal and Professional Development

5

15

60

Employability Skills

5

15

60

Resource Management

4

15

60

Business Law

5

15

60

Corporate Social Responsibility

4

15

60

Resort Management

5

15

60

Administrative Services

4

15

60

Planning a Work Based Team Project

4

15

60

Planning a New Business Venture

4

15

60

Customer Relationship Management

4

15

60

 

To access  detailed information on above courses please visit:

www.atheuk.com

and then click qualifications and then from a drop down menu you can access anyone of the above courses such as

Business and Strategic Mangement

This course is for robust decision making to an understanding of the impact of the global environment, a strategic manager requires a broad range of specialist knowledge and skills.

Business and Administrative Mangement

Administrative management is at the heart of business success. It plays an essential role in all organisations and helps to drive successful business performance.

Health and Socialcare Management

Health and Social Care is a vast service sector undergoing rapid change, with new government initiatives giving it a higher profile than ever. These qualifications are suitable for managers looking to work in this sector

and Travel and Tourism Management is for

Key management skills coupled with sector specific knowledge will give learners a clear advantage when looking to start a career in management within the tourism industry.

Computing course is From the programmers that power our mobile phones to cyber security that protects our data and systems, the different areas of computing drive the way individuals and organisations exist in the 21st century.

 

Entry requirements 

Minimum of 5 GCSE . You must have a pass in English and Maths. Matured students can apply for exemption due to management and work experience.

All applications will be considered and all applicants will be given an opportunity to achieve awards or certificates. Please visit www.atheuk.com for further information.

Teaching and assessment

The programme will be delivered via a virtual learning environment (available via the internet) which will provide a mix of written materials, videos, narrated presentations and Discussion Boards. You will be encouraged to network with like minded professionals from around the world and to engage in regular and frequent communication with tutors.

Mode of study and achievement of Awards or Diplomas.

1. Learner will be given login details for each of the courses on our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) .

2. Learner will be able to study at their own paste.

3. Learner  will be able to assess sample assignments and resources and past assignments.

4. There will be able to exercise regular activities and assessments exercises to master the subject knowledge.

5. At the end of the course Learner must write an assignment on each one of the compulsory and optional subjects.

6. These assignments will be checked and marked and given feed-back where possible.

7. Final assignment will be internally assessed by internal verifier ( IV).

8. Then assignments(s) will be externally assessed by the external verifier (EV) from an awarding body.

9. These assignments must be original and not have been published before and must not be copy pasted from someone else’s work from internet or from      some other source.

10. Once you have passed all your assignments, you will be credited with that module or achieve and award or certificate.

If you wish to study at the college:

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through
coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and usually an exam or test or assignment. You will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures and tutorials) each week, and we expect you to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work and research. Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and usually an exam or assignments.

Progression Routes.

We believe that it is essential for learners to have a range of progression routes from our qualifications. For some learners this will be straight into employment and a career, for others there is the opportunity for progression to a university degree.

All of these progression routes demonstrate the relevance of the learning in the ATHE qualifications and their recognised value to the qualification to universities and employers.

Progress to a degree Top-up

A Top-up degree allows you to do exactly what its name suggests: to top-up your qualification to an honours degree or an MBA.

ATHE qualifications are on the QCF and recognised internationally, however, depending on your career ambitions, you may decide that it’s worth studying a little longer for a university degree.

Topping-up to a degree will typically take between six and twelve months of further study depending on what degree you want to follow. Part-time/distance learning courses are also available.

Our University Partners ( from ATHE Website)

We have many university partners including:

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Gloucestershire University
  • University of Sunderland London Campus
  • Northampton University
  • Coventry University
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Bolton University
  • EThames
  • Prince Edward Island University

OTHM Course Structure can be accessed from www.org.uk then click othm qualification to access following courses. you can access any of other items on the website for your guidance:

othm Level 4 and 5 and 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management with work placement (QCF) and

othm Level 7  Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management with work placement (QCF)

  • www.othm.org.uk

Please Note: OTHM/NQF courses are being withdrawn after December 2012. All new OTHM registered students will be placed on OTHM/QCF.

Please note we are now  by Edexcel teach their programmes for level 4, 5 and 7.

BCS Course has three Levels: We will be offering BCS Courses soon.

Level 4 (Certificate in IT)

This is the foundation level of Higher Education Qualifications.

This level is the academic equivalent to Year 1 of a UK university honours degree and is recognised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) as Level 4.

  • The Certificate in IT focuses on the following core modules:
  • Information Systems
  • Software Development
  • Computer & Network Technology

 

More information about these modules is available on the Syllabus page.

BCS recommends a minimum of 200 hours study per module and the course culminates in a 2 hour written exam focusing on all three core modules.

Completion of the Certificate in IT level means you are eligible to apply for BCS Associate Membership (AMBCS).

Level 5 (Diploma in IT)

This is the Diploma level of Higher Education Qualifications.

This level is the academic equivalent to Year 2 of a UK university honours degree and is recognised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) as Level 5.

By beginning the Diploma in IT level course BCS assumes knowledge of theCertificate in IT level modules (or exemption) and focuses on the following:

  • Professional Issues in Information Systems Practice (Core Module)
  • Computer Networks
  • Database Systems
  • IT Project Management
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Principles of Internet Technologies (April only)
  • (this module has replaced The Internet & World Wide Web and is not available for online registration)
  • IT Service Management April only
  • Software Engineering 1 (April only)
  • Principles of User Interface Design (April only)

 

 

More information about these modules is available on the Syllabus page.

BCS recommends a minimum of 225 hours study per module. The course culminates in a 2 hour written exam focusing on the one core module and each of the three optional modules of your choice.

Completion of the Diploma Examinations level means you are eligible to apply forBCS Membership if you have 3 years’ experience as an IT professional.

Professional Project

In order to finish the Diploma in IT level candidates must complete a project.  Recommended minimum study time of 200 hours.

Successful
completion of the project and examination enables you to apply for
selected degree courses with universities and means you are eligible to
apply for BCS Membership (MBCS) if you have 2 years’ experience as an IT
professional.

Level 6 (Professional Graduate Diploma in IT)

This level is the academic equivalent to Year 3 of a UK university honours degree.

It is recognised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) as Level 6.

By beginning the Professional Graduate Diploma in IT level course BCS assumes knowledge of the Certificate in IT and appropriate Diploma in IT level modules (or exemption) and focuses on the following:

 

  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Management Information Systems
  • Software Engineering 2
  • Computer Services Management
  • Distributed and Parallel Systems (April only)
  • Knowledge Based Systems (April only)
  • Network Information Systems (April only)
  • Programming Paradigms (April only)
  • Realising the User Interface (April only)
  • (this module has replaced User Interface Design and is not available for online registration)
  • System Design Methods (April only)
  • Web Engineering (April only)
  • (this module has replaced WWW – Beyond the Basics and is not available for online registration)
  • IT and the Environment (September only)

 

More information about these modules is available on the Syllabus page.

BCS recommends a minimum of 250 hours study per module and the course culminates in a 3 hour written exam
focusing on four of the above modules of your choice. Please be aware
that practical experience is required to answer some parts of the exam.

Completion of the Professional Graduate Diploma Examinations level means you are eligible to apply for BCS membership if you have 2 years’ experience as an IT professional.

Professional Project

In
order to finish the Professional Graduate Diploma in IT level
candidates must complete a project, which will be the academic
equivalent of a UK university honours degree project and has a
recommended minimum study time of 300 hours.

Successful completion of the project and examination enables you to apply for selected postgraduate courses at university and means you are eligible to apply for BCS professional membership (MBCS).

CIE Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business (120 Credits)

Mandatory Units:

Unit 1: Global Business and Strategy

Unit 2: Strategic Business Management and Administration

 

Optional Units:

Unit 1: Financial Management

Unit 2: Marketing and Innovation

Unit 3: Leadership in Organisation

Unit 4: Small Business and Entreprenureship

Unit 5: Management information systems

Unit 6: Research Methods

 

Each unit has a credit value of 20 credits. To achieve the qualification, learners are required to complete 2 mandatory units and any 4 optional units.

 

Entry Requirements:

- Any CIE Level 6 Diploma or a degree or equivalent

- IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (recommended)

 

All CIE qualifications are very flexible and designed to enable learners from aged 19 and above to move forward towards their higher education, career and employment. Learners are required to demonstrate their ability, fitness and commitment to undertake CIE qualifications and centres are required to assess that based on learners educational and professional background, trainings and experience.

ATHE Level 7 Course is Diploma in Strategic Management for 120 credits. You can access this course by going to website www.atheuk.com.

ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management

ATHE Business and Strategic Management Qualifications provide progression from levels 4 to 7. They were developed with input from colleges, higher education institutions and sector skills councils. All ATHE management qualifications are on the QCF and have been accepted for progression by a number of higher education institutions.

Each of our QCF qualifications’ details are contained within a qualification specification document which includes the learning outcomes, assessment criteria, indicative content and further information

The ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management provides much of the underpinning knowledge and understanding for the National Occupational Standards in Management and Leadership and is also recognised by a variety of UK universities for progression to their MBA top-up.

Learners must complete 5 mandatory units worth 85 credits in total and a further 3 or 4 optional units totalling 120 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 7  Diploma in Strategic Management (QCF).

Units within this qualification

Title Level  Credit GLH
Mandatory
Organisational Behaviour 7 15 60
Global Business Strategy 7 15 60
Strategic Resource Management 7 15 60
Finance for Strategic Managers 7 15 60
Research for Senior Managers 7 25 60
Optional
Human Resource Management 6 15 60
Project Management 6 15 60
Programme Leadership 7 10 40
Economics for Business 6 15 60
Risk Management 6 10 40
Strategic Marketing 6 15 60
Corporate Communication Strategies 7 10 30
Manage Continuous Organisational Improvement 7 15 60
Sustainable Business Strategy 7 10 40
Strategic Planning 7 15 45
Managing Quality and Service Delivery 6 10 40
Personal Leadership and Management Development 6 10 40

All ATHE recognised centres can access suggested assignments, resources and teaching and learning guidance documents for management qualifications by logging in to the ATHE Portal and clicking on ‘Qualification Guidance’ on the first page. Centre will provide suggested assignments, resources and teaching and learning guidance for each management course.

Difference between Diploma, Certificate and Award…

All qualifications on the QCF have an assigned credit value which reflects the size of the qualification. Qualifications that are 12 credits or less are called, “Awards,” those that are 13 to 36 credits are “Certificates” and any qualification that is 37 credits or more is called a “Diploma”.

ATHE Level 7 Awards in Strategic Management

At only 10 credits in size, the Level 7 Awards in Strategic Management is suitable for anyone who is looking to accumulate credit at the convenience of their own pace.

Please see the awards below with further information on units and guidance on learning hours for each award

ATHE Level 7 Certificates in Strategic Management

ATHE provides five Level 7 Certificates ranging in size from 15 to 30 credit offering learners flexibility to choose from management units such as Finance for Strategic Managers, Research for Senior Managers, Strategic Management and many more.

Please see the individual Certificates below with further information on credit details and included units.

Progression Routes

We believe that it is essential for learners to have a range of progression routes from our qualifications. For some learners this will be straight into employment and a career, for others there is the opportunity for progression to a university degree.

All of these progression routes demonstrate the relevance of the learning in the ATHE qualifications and their recognised value to the qualification to universities and employers.

Progress to a degree Top-up

A Top-up degree allows you to do exactly what its name suggests: to top-up your qualification to an honours degree or an MBA.

ATHE qualifications are on the QCF and recognised internationally, however, depending on your career ambitions, you may decide that it’s worth studying a little longer for a university degree.

Topping-up to a degree will typically take between six and twelve months of further study depending on what degree you want to follow. Part-time/distance learning courses are also available.

Progression is via ATHE University Partners as below

We have many university partners including:

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Gloucestershire University
  • University of Sunderland London Campus
  • Northampton University
  • Coventry University
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Bolton University
  • EThames
  • Prince Edward Island University

OTHM Level 7 Course is Diploma in Tourism Hospitality Management ( QCF). You can access the details of the course by going to website www.othm.org.uk and then access qualifications.

www.othm.org.com