Revised ATHE Level 6 Management Qualifications: October 2016

This page is for the new suite of qualifications which became available on October 1st 2016. If you would like to view the 2011 level 6 management qualifications then please click here.

What do these qualifications progress to? 
Learners who complete these 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/Extended 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.

This qualification is eligible for Advanced Learner Loans through the Education and Skills Funding Agency in the 2017-2018 session. Please see the Advanced learner loans qualifications catalogue 2017-2018 for more details.

Key features of 2016 Level 6 Management qualifications

We have responded to feedback from higher education providers and centres and included a number of new features in the revised qualifications.

  • All the units will now be graded pass, merit and distinction and learners will receive an overarching grade of pass, merit or distinction.
  • We have updated the existing units in response to feedback and added new units such as Marketing Communications, Sales, Branding
  • We have created new pathways which will allow learners to specialise in an area of their choice if they prefer Our new pathways are
    • General (unendorsed)
    • Finance
    • Managing People
    • Operations
    • Marketing
  • We have created two sizes of qualification - 60 credits and 120 credits

Centres can structure qualification delivery in a variety of ways so that learners are able to study at a pace and in a way that suits them best, giving them the best possible chance for success.

Please click here to review the qualification specification

You can view the pathways and their units in more detail here.

You can download the Level 6 Management Information Sheet here.

If you would like to offer these qualifications, please complete our short form below to receive further information on the process or call 01603 760030 to discuss your needs with a member of our team.

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