Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF L8 / RQF L5)

At A Glance

Course Title

EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management

Course Level

Diploma (SCQF Level 8 / RQF Level 5)

Course Credits

240 Credits

Study Method

Distance Learning

Start Date

Every 2 months

Course Duration

24 months

Awarded By

EduQual Ltd
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Course Description

The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF level 8) is equivalent to an RQF Level 5 Diploma with 240 credits. It offers learners the knowledge and skills needed to develop an understanding of the models, tools and techniques used in the fields of Business and Marketing Management. The course has been mapped to the National Occupational Standards in Management and Leadership and Business Administration, and learners will be able to develop the competencies they need to enter work in one of these disciplines.

Learners completing the EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management will be able to progress onto the third year of a university honours degree in Business or Marketing. The programme has been produced to conform to the requirements of the RQF and the relevant Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.

This diploma acts as a pathway qualification to the BSc (Hons) Business Management Top-Up from Anglia Ruskin University.

The aims of this programme will allow learners to:

  • Build a coherent and sound foundation in marketing and business management, at a level equivalent to a Higher National Diploma, enabling graduates to choose from a wide range of career options internationally within the marketing and business disciplines
  • Pursue a specialist interest in business management and marketing and relate this expertise to professional requirements and codes of conducting in line with the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.
  • Develop a wide range of intellectual and analytical abilities relevant to business and marketing, including those of critical thinking and analytical decision making
  • Develop and practice the transferable skills necessary for continual personal development and to respond positively to change during careers in business and / or marketing management
  • Discuss terminology, concepts, principles and techniques as utilised in marketing and general business management
  • Explain the importance of the social, political, ethical, technological, environmental and global contexts in which business organisations operate and to support small- and medium-sized business enterprise (SME) decision making
  • Develop the attitudes, skills and abilities necessary to work in an international business context and an awareness and appreciation of different cultural values
  • Prepare for further studies at Honours degree level.

Course Content

SCQF Level 7 / RQF Level 4 modules:

  • Business Accounting
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Environment
  • IT for Business
  • Law for Business
  • People and Organisations
  • Principles of Marketing

SCQF Level 8 / RQF Level 5 modules:

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Planning
  • Operations Management
  • Personal Development
  • Strategic Management

Study Method

The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8) is studied 100% online through Chestnut Education. You will be provided instant access to study materials, dedicated one-on-one tutoring and assignment feedback through qualified tutors.

Learners will be encouraged to develop their skills in self-directed learning, which will take place outside the formal classroom environment. Formative assessments will arise through projects, case studies, research and testing wherever appropriate. Summative assessment will be through responses to assignments enabling learners to demonstrate their understanding of the subjects they have studied.

Course Fees

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Entry Requirements

  • Your existing educational qualifications and work experience will be taken into account, allowing for module exemptions whenever possible. Please make an enquiry below.

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