MQF Level 5 / UK Level 5 Diploma in Business Management Ofqual no: 603/2176/3
MQF Level 5 / UK Level 5 Diploma in Business Management Ofqual no: 603/2176/3
120 UK Credits | 60 ECTS


The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure that 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 content of the qualification is focused on people management, managing projects, marketing, finance for managers, business law, business ethics and social responsibility.

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 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

Mandatory Units

  • Human Resource Management (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Project Management (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Strategic Marketing (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Accounting for Managers (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Business Law (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Business Ethics (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)


OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competencies that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree.

Qualification Structure

The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Duration and Delivery

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.

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.

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Euro (EU / Maltese)1800.00
Euro (Non EU) 6500.00
Course Length

Fast Track: 6 Months, Normal Track: 12 Months


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Next Intake

June 20, 2024




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Registration Fee: €250, Assignment Submission Fee: €50 (per assignment)