Postgraduate Diploma Program

This is an undergraduate diploma program suitable for career and academic progressions. Learners with this certificate has completed a first year equivalent of British degree and it’s acceptable for progression into higher university level programs.

It is a credit bearing program, not just an executive education program, 120 academic credits is achieved after successful completion of the program.


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 organizations. 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.

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.

  • The content of the qualification is focused on:

  • Managing business communication

  • Understanding the business environment and organizations in a global context

  • Business functions including people management

  • Quantitative methods in business

  • Finance for managers

  • Research and academic writing.


Qualification Title OTHM

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

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Regulation Start Date


Operational Start Date



1 Year

Total Credit Value

120 Credits

Total Qualification Time (TQT)

1200 Hours

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

480 Hours

Sector Subject Area (SSA)

15.3 Business Management

Overall Grading Type

Pass / Fail

Assessment Methods


Language of Assessment



OTHM qualifications at 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 program.

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