ATHE provides qualifications in management, business, tourism and health & social care with progression routes to university degrees. All ATHE qualifications sit on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The QCF is the national credit transfer system for qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. These qualifications also have direct comparisons to international qualifications so a qualification achieved through ATHE is recognized in countries across the world. This is important in supporting mobility of labor and will provide you with opportunities to apply for progression to other qualifications or for employment in other parts of the world.

The core of these qualifications provides the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills required in general business environment, together with a focus on the development of communication, team building and problem solving skills. These qualification are on the QCF and so is recognized by all UK universities and employers Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 1st year of a degree and can take up to take up to 1 year to complete.
  • Business Environment
  • Resource Management
  • Communication Skills
  • People in Organizations
  • Planning a Work Based Team Project
  • Finance For Managers
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Law
Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management is of 120 credit  qualification and is the equivalent level to the 2ndyear of a degree and can take up to take up to 2 years to complete.
  • Managing communication
  • Business Organizations in a Global Context
  • People Management
  • Finance For Managers
  • Research Project
  • Risk Management
  • Leading Organizational Equality and Diversity
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Resource Management
  • Marketing Principles and Practice
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Employability Skills
  • Business Ethics
Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management Diploma in Strategic Management is developed in line with the traditional content of a university LMU-BBA,LMU-MBA and provides direct access to an LMU-BBA,LMU-MBA top-up at a number of UK universities.
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Global Business Strategy
  • Strategic Resource Management
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Senior Managers
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development
The learners have a variety of progression routes from ATHE qualifications. Whether it be vocational qualifications they allow learners to progress straight into employment or giving the opportunity for progression to a university degree, ATHE qualification leading to a university degree not only gives learners that opportunity for progression but also demonstrates the recognized value of that qualification.

Although ATHE qualifications that are on the QCF are recognized worldwide and excellent qualification in themselves, depending on your career ambitions you may decide that it’s worth studying a little longer for a university degree. A Top-up degree allows you to do exactly what its name suggests: to top-up your qualification to an honors degree or an MBA.

Topping-up to a degree will typically take between six and twelve months of further study depending on what degree you want to do. You will be given guidance before you start the course on the best options for you.

  • Decisions for admissions will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements equivalent to level 3 qualifications for Level 4.
  • Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email for further information.