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ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management

(Registered under Chapter 493, Registration Number: 252591)

The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management is a course designed for students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree in Business and Management, which can either be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning.

Awarding Body

The awarding body is ATHE Limited, which has been recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in the United Kingdom since June 2011.

Key Features

  • The mode of delivery is purely online learning (with optional tutorials).

  • The standard duration of the course is 14 months.

  • The course consists of 20 modules and 16 assignment with 245 credits in total.

  • The optional tutorials (10 hours for each of 20 modules) will be conducted.

Programme Structure

The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management has 20 modules.

The programme structure is:


Module Title

Business Law

Business Planning and Goal Setting

Case Studies in Financial Management

Culture and Organisation

Customers and Customer Service

Developing Personal Skills

Effective Communications

Fundamentals of Accounting

Managing Ethically

Managing in Today's World

Marketing and Sales Planning

Marketing Mix

Organisational Structures

Performance Management

Politics and Business

Practical Accounting Analysis

Quantitative Skills

Strategic HRM

The Business Environment

The Entrepreneurial Manager

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirement:

Completion of Hong Kong Secondary Six (no requirement on HKDSE results), and a minimum age of 18.

English language proficiency requirement:
Pass an English Assessment Test as approved by the home institution. The passing rate is 50%.

"It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead."

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