About this course

The Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification is designed for learners to enhance their understanding of management in the context of general business. The qualification will give learners a theoretical understanding of management concepts and an overview of general business. It will equip learners to find employment with junior management prospects in general business or to continue professional or academic studies in a related area.

Candidates must hold/meet one or more of the criteria on the list below:

  • A certificate/ diploma in management studies or business management.
  • An equivalent professional qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Mature students with a minimum of two years of relevant work experience may be considered.
  • This course is designed for learners aged 19 and above.
  • If English is not your native language then an IELTS of 4.5 or equivalent qualification is preferred but not essential.
OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management consists of the following 6 mandatory units that provide a total of 120 credits:

  • Human Resource Management (20 Credit)
  • Project Management (20 Credit)
  • Strategic Marketing (20 Credit)
  • Accounting for Managers (20 Credit)
  • Business Law (20 Credit)
  • Business Ethics (20 Credit)
Upon successful completion of OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification learners will be eligible to gain entry into the final year of Bachelor’s degree or pursue a Level 6 Diploma in Business Management.

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.

€3,900 (Local/EU Students)
€5,900 (International Students)

Jan / Feb
Apr / May
Sep / Oct
Awarding Body: OTHNM Qualifications
Course Duration: 1 Year
Method of study: Full Time / Blended Learning
Qualification Level: 5
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