OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

Qualification Number: 601/5880/3


The qualification in Business Management at Level 4 has been developed to conform to the requirements of the QCF, to meet the requirements of employers, the needs of learners and our centres. This qualification is not tied to any specific industry, but delivers the knowledge, understanding and skills that meet the needs of learners aspiring to roles in Business and Administrative Management in different sectors on a domestic and international platform.

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learner must possesses:

  • NQF/QCF Level 3 Award or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant work experience

English Requirements:

If learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency at a minimum of CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) level B1 from a recognised English test provider or IELTS level 4.0 in each components.Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course


OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

Unit Ref. No. Mandatory Units Credit
D/507/0978 Study Skills 20
J/507/0974 Introduction to Business Communication 20
L/507/0975 Introduction to Quantitative Methods 20
R/507/0976 Introduction to Business 20
Y/507/0977 Introduction to Finance 20


On passing the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification learner will be eligible to join OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification. Learners must pass all units to be eligible to join Level 5 Diploma.

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