Level 4 Diploma in Business Studies

Course Description


This Level 4 qualification builds upon prior knowledge derived from either formal academic qualifications, or via practical experience. It is an internationally recognised qualification that provides a strong foundation for working within the business sector and a basis for further study at degree level. A level 4 Diploma in Business Studies can provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in Business, Management or Retail.

Entry Requirements

    • Students must hold a Level 3 Diploma (or higher), A Level qualification or equivalent
    • Basic English reading and writing skills
    • All students must be 16 years of age or above.

Module Structure

    • Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Business
    • Financial planning in business
    • Structure, risk and enterprise
    • Job analysis and operational management
    • Marketing and the competitive environment
    • The economy and business
    • Understanding the layers in business administration
    • Leadership: developing visionary concepts

Work-Based Learning Opportunities

    • Business adviser
    • Business analyst
    • Business development manager
    • Project manager