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Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8 equivalent to QCF/RQF Level 5)

East End Computing & Business College

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Course Description

The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF level 8) is a Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) equivalent Level 5 qualification. It offers learners the knowledge and skills needed to develop an understanding of the models, tools and techniques used in the fields of Business and Marketing Management. The course has been mapped to the National Occupational Standards in Management and Leadership and Business Administration, and learners will be able to develop the competencies they need to enter work in one of these disciplines.

Learners completing the EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8) will be able to progress onto the third year of a university honours degree in Business or Marketing.

The programme has been produced to conform to the requirements of the RQF and the relevant Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.

The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF level 8) is a Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) equivalent Level 5 qualification. It offers learners the knowledge and skills needed to develop an understanding of the models, tools and techniques used in the fields of Business and Marketing Management. The course has been mapped to the National Occupational Standards in...

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Course Content

  • Build a coherent and sound foundation in marketing and business management, at a level equivalent to a Higher National Diploma, enabling graduates to choose from a wide range of career options internationally within the marketing and business disciplines.
  • Pursue a specialist interest in business management and marketing and relate this expertise to professional requirements and codes of conduct in line with the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.
  • Develop a wide range of intellectual and analytical abilities relevant to business and marketing, including those of critical thinking and analytical decision making.
  • Develop and practice the transferable skills necessary for continual personal development and to respond positively to change during careers in business and/or marketing management
  • Discuss terminology, concepts, principles and techniques as utilised in marketing and general business management
  • Explain the importance of the social, political, ethical, technological, environmental and global contexts in which business organisations operate and to support small- and medium-sized business enterprise (SME) decision making
  • Develop the attitudes, skills and abilities necessary to work in an international business context and an awareness and appreciation of different cultural values
  • Prepare for further studies at Honours degree level.

Build a coherent and sound foundation in marketing and business management, at a level equivalent to a Higher National Diploma, enabling graduates to choose from a wide range of career options internationally within the marketing and business disciplines. Pursue a specialist interest in business management and marketing and relate this expertise to professional requirements...

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Entry Requirements

  • GCSE in English and Mathematics (Grade C or above) or equivalent.
  • 200 points from two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent.
  • Equivalent qualification(s) will be considered.
  • Applications from mature students and those offering qualifications other than GCE A-Levels are welcomed, and will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants for whom English is not a first language will be expected to demonstrate a certified level of proficiency of at least IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 6 or above.

GCSE in English and Mathematics (Grade C or above) or equivalent. 200 points from two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent. Equivalent qualification(s) will be considered. Applications from mature students and those offering qualifications other than GCE A-Levels are welcomed, and will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants for...

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Assessment Methods

Teaching and learning will be undertaken using a range of face to face learning, whether online, through tutor directed study, lectures, seminars and tutorials. Learners will be encouraged to develop their skills in self-directed learning, which will take place outside the formal classroom environment. Formative assessments will arise through projects, case studies, research and testing wherever appropriate.

Summative assessment will be through responses to assignments enabling learners to demonstrate their understanding of the subjects they have studied.

Teaching and learning will be undertaken using a range of face to face learning, whether online, through tutor directed study, lectures, seminars and tutorials. Learners will be encouraged to develop their skills in self-directed learning, which will take place outside the formal classroom environment. Formative assessments will arise through projects, case studies, research and testing...

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