Level 6 Management Qualifications

ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management

The ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 3rd year of a degree.

What does the qualification progress to? 
Learners who complete this qualification can progress onto an MBA programme at a university such as our partner university University of Bolton, or onto the ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and further progress onto an MBA Top-Up Programmes at a university such as our partner universities including Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of Gloucestershire, Northampton University, University of Bolton and University of Sunderland. For more information, please visit our progression routes page.

Learners aged 19+ will be able to access this qualification through Advanced Learner Loans from 1st August 2016. Please see the SFA 2015 to 2016 simplified funding rates catalogue for more details.

What does this qualification cover?
Learners must complete 6 mandatory units and a further 3 or 4 optional units to achieve this qualification. Please click below to view the units within this qualification.

Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Leadership and Management 6 15 40
Research Project 6 10 40
Human Resource Management 6 15 60
Strategic Marketing 6 15 60
Personal Leadership and Management Development 6 10 40
Financial Decision Making for Managers 6 10 40
Optional
Project Management 6 15 60
Programme Leadership 7 10 40
Economics for Business 6 15 60
Risk Management 6 10 40
Corporate Communication Strategies 7 10 30
Sustainable Business Strategy 7 10 40
Strategic Planning 7 15 45
Managing Quality and Service Delivery 6 10 40
Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity 6 10 40
Managing Stakeholder Engagement 6 10 40
Other qualification levels
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 7
Qualification specifications
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Level 7
University Progression Routes

ATHE Level 6 Certificates

ATHE provides Level 6 Certificates in Management, Human Resource Management, and Project Management.

Click below to see further information on credits and included units for each certificate.

Units within these qualifications
Title Level Credit GLH
ATHE Level 6 Certificate in Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management 6 15 60
ATHE Level 6 Certificate in Project Management
Project Management 6 15 60
ATHE Level 6 Certificate in Management 6 30 120
Mandatory
Leadership and Management 6 15 60
Optional (learners must choose one of the optional units below)
Human Resource Management 6 15 60
Strategic Marketing 6 15 60

 ATHE Level 6 Awards

ATHE Level 6 Awards

At only 10 credits in size, the Level 6 Awards are suitable for anyone who is looking to earn small amounts of credit in specific subject areas.

Click on the link below to view all available awards with further information on credits and guidance on learning hours.

Units within these qualifications
Title Level Credit GLH
ATHE Level 6 Award in Financial Decision Making for Managers
Financial Decision Making for Managers 6 10 40
ATHE Level 6 Award in Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity
Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity 6 10 40
ATHE Level 6 Award in Managing Finance in the Public Sector
Managing Finance in the Public Sector 6 10 40
ATHE Level 6 Award in Managing Stakeholder Engagement
Managing Stakeholder Engagement 6 10 40
ATHE Level 6 Award in Risk Management
Risk Management 6 10 40

Difference between Diploma, Certificate and Award...

All qualifications on the RQF have an assigned credit value which reflects the size of the qualification. Qualifications that are 12 credits or less are called, "Awards," those that are 13 to 36 credits are "Certificates" and any qualification that is 37 credits or more is called a "Diploma".

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