Course Overview

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 (RQF).  There are pathways which will allow learners to specialise in an area of their choice if they prefer Our new pathways are

  • General (unendorsed)
  • Finance
  • Managing People
  • Operations
  • Marketing

ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management

Mandatory Units

  • Leadership and Management
  • Research Project
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development

Optionals Units

  • Project Management
  • Economics for Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Risk Management

Level 6 Diploma in Management (Finance)

Optionals Units

  • Financial Decision Making for Managers
  • Accounting
  • Managing Finance in the Public Sector
  • Economics for Business

Level 6 Diploma in Management (Managing People)

Optionals Units

  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Managing Change
  • Risk Management

Level 6 Diploma in Management (Operations Management)

Optionals Units

  • Information Systems
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Managing Change
  • Risk Management
  • Project Management

Level 6 Diploma in Management (Sales and Marketing)

Optionals Units

  • Factors Determining Marketing Strategies
  • Marketing Communications
  • Sales
  • Branding

The Entry Requirements

  • These qualifications are designed for learners from aged 19 and above
  • A certificate in management studies or business management
  • An equivalent professional qualification from a recognised institution.
  • Mature students with a minimum of two years relevant work experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of CEFR B1 Level of English or IELTS 4.5 or Equivalent if English is not your native language

Fees – £1495*

The fees includes registration and assessment feesThere is no hidden costs.


The qualifications support progression to further study for example to ATHE’s Level 7 qualifications in Strategic Management, to an MBA or to employment. Learners could also progress directly to employment.

Key Facts

Awarding Body : Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE)
Course Duration : 6-9 months
Method of study : Full Time
Qualification Level : 6

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