Qualifications

Our qualifications are made up of the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) rules which provides flexible ways to get a qualification. Qualifications at the same level are a similar level of difficulty, but the size and content of the qualifications can vary.

Foundation Level

The level 3 qualifications improve subject knowledge and study skills, and prepare learners for undergraduate course at UK universities.

Undergraduate

The level 4, 5 and 6 diploma qualifications are equivalent to Year 1, 2 and 3 (Final year) respectively of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree. Each level consists of 120 credits. Completing any of the level 4, 5 and 6 qualifications will enable learners a progression to the next level of higher education at UK universities.

Postgraduate

Postgraduate diplomas are taught courses at level 7 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) - the same level as Masters degrees. However, they are shorter (120 credits) and learners will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with university to achieve a full Masters or MBA.


Accounting and Finance

The Accounting and Finance qualification provides a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of key areas of accounting and finance. It is appropriate for applicants interested in careers across a wide range of sectors and organisations in the fields of business, consulting and finance, and provides thorough preparation for academic research in accounting or finance.


Business Management

Studying for a business management / studies qualification allows you to develop a broad understanding of business organisations and provides you with subject-specific knowledge in areas such as markets, customers, finance, operations, communication and business policy and strategy.


Health and Social Care Management

The Health and Social Care Management qualification is for people who want to work in health or social care management - or you may already be working in health and social care and you are looking to develop your knowledge and skills to become a future manager.


Human Resource Management

Effective local, national and global people management is a critical part of any organisation's success. The Human Resource Management qualification provides you a deep insight into leading, managing and developing people from different levels and perspectives. You will learn about the role of the HR profession and its function in relation to an organisation's strategic objectives and the broader environment. The course has been designed to meet employers' needs and gives you the tools you need to succeed in a career in human resources.


Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Logistics and supply chain management bring together the business skills to manage the activities and flows of information between suppliers, manufacturers, logistics service providers, retailers and consumers.


Strategic Management and Leadership

The Strategic Management and Leadership qualification has been developed for Senior Managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance. This qualification requires managers to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisation's strategy. This qualification reflects current practice in Strategic Management and Leadership and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of Strategic Management and Leadership in the workplace.


Tourism and Hospitality Management

Tourism and Hospitality are expanding global industries resulting in an increased demand for skilled managers to lead and develop international organisations. The Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification is designed to cater for local and international professionals within the industry who wish to gain the necessary qualifications and theoretical awareness to advance careers. It also appeals to recent graduates who wish to acquire the specialist knowledge and qualifications necessary in order to manage tourism operations.