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Qualifications

OTHM provides a track of flexible professional qualifications that are designed for learners to develop progressively the skills and knowledge that they will need to help them in their careers. These qualifications can also lead to university top-up programmes, such as MBA, MA, MSc, BA (Hons) etc.

 

OTHM qualifications are regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), and are studied globally through our approved centers.

Foundation Level

  • OTHM Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies (QCF)

    OTHM Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/6306/9

     

    Overview

     

    The content of this qualification is focussed on managing communication, business organisations in a global context, people management and finance, as well as an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager. It includes a broad range of highly relevant business and management subject areas, making it ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private of public sector business. The programme allows learners to acquire knowledge and understanding in a range of topics and to develop key skills they require to work in Business Management roles.

     

     

    Units

     

    The OTHM Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies consists of 2 mandatory units plus one optional unit that provides for a combined total of 30 credits and 180 guided learning hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

     

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Mandatory Units

    Credit

    R/507/6728

    Personal, Professional and Academic Development

    10

    D/507/2892

    Introduction to the Business Environment

    10

    Optional Units (Choose any ONE)

    H/507/2893

    Customer Service Excellence

    10

    M/507/2895

    Introduction to Marketing

    10

    A/507/2897

    Using IT for Business

    10

     

  • OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies (QCF)

    OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/6305/7

     

    Overview

     

    The content of this qualification is focussed on managing communication, business organisations in a global context, people management and finance, as well as an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager. It includes a broad range of highly relevant business and management subject areas, making it ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private of public sector business. The programme allows learners to acquire knowledge and understanding in a range of topics and to develop key skills they require to work in Business Management roles.

     

     

    Units

     

    The OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies consists of 4 mandatory units plus 2 optional units that provide for a combined total of 60 credits and 360 guided learning hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

     

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Mandatory Units

    Credit

    R/507/6728

    Personal, Professional and Academic Development

    10

    A/507/2897

    Using IT for Business

    10

    Y/507/2891

    Fundamentals of Business Accounting

    10

    D/507/2892

    Introduction to the Business Environment

    10

    Optional Units (Choose any TWO)

    H/507/2893

    Customer Service Excellence

    10

    K/507/2894

    Managing Business Events

    10

    M/507/2895

    Introduction to Marketing

    10

    T/507/2896

    Introduction to People Management

    10

     

Equivalent to Year 1 of a three year UK Bachelor's degree

  • OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

    OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/5880/3

     

    Overview

     

    The qualification in Business Management at Level 4 has been developed to conform to the requirements of the QCF, to meet the requirements of employers, the needs of learners and our centres. This qualification is not tied to any specific industry, but delivers the knowledge, understanding and skills that meet the needs of learners aspiring to roles in Business and Administrative Management in different sectors on a domestic and international platform.

     

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

     

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Unit Title

    Credit

    D/507/0978

    Study Skills

    20

    J/507/0974

    Introduction to Business Communication

    20

    L/507/0975

    Introduction to Quantitative Methods

    20

    R/507/0976

    Introduction to Business

    20

    Y/507/0977

    Introduction to Finance

    20

    H/507/0979

    Business Context

    20

     

  • OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

    OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

    Management (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/5660/0

     

    Overview

     

    The OTHM Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualifications is a Level 4 qualification according to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualifications are designed to provide career development opportunities and a deeper understanding of the tourism and hospitality industry, for those already in work in tourism and hospitality.

     

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

     

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Unit Title

    Credit

    R/507/7359

    Tourism and Hospitality Business Management

    20

    J/507/7360

    Services Marketing and Customer Service in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

    20

    R/507/7362

    Accounting and Finance in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

    20

    Y/507/7363

    Academic and Employability Skills

    20

    D/507/7364

    Events Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

    20

    H/507/7365

    Analysing the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

    20

     

Equivalent to Year 2 of a three year UK Bachelor's degree

  • OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

    OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/5962/5

     

    Overview

     

    The Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification is designed for learners to enhance their understanding of management in the context of general business. The qualification will give learners a theoretical understanding of management concepts and an overview of general business. It will equip learners to find employment with junior management prospects in general business or to continue professional or academic studies in a related area.

     

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

     

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Unit Title

    Credit

    L/507/1270

    Human Resource Management

    20

    R/507/1271

    Project Management

    20

    D/507/1273

    Marketing Management and Planning

    20

    K/507/1275

    Financial Accounting

    20

    T/507/1277

    Business Law

    20

    F/507/1279

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance

    20

     

  • OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

    OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

    Management (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/5661/2

     

    Overview

     

    The OTHM Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualifications is a Level 5 qualification according to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualifications are designed to provide career development opportunities for those are working in tourism and hospitality at supervisory or management level.

     

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

     

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Unit Title

    Credit

    K/507/7366

    Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    M/507/7367

    Marketing Management in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    T/507/7368

    Customer Relations Management in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    A/507/7369

    Operations Management in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    M/507/7370

    Finance Management in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    T/507/7371

    Human Resources Management in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

     

Equivalent to Final year of a three year UK Bachelor's degree

  • OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

    OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/5963/7

     

    Overview

     

    The programme allows learners to acquire knowledge and understanding in a range of topics and to develop key skills they require to work in Business Management roles. This is done through a substantial core of mandatory units. The core content of this qualification is for those entering a strategic level of management with a key emphasis on developing an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a senior manager which will enable them to progress to higher level general management or specialised business programmes at a later stage in their business or academic careers.

     

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Unit Title

    Credit

    L/507/1303

    Leadership and Organisational Behaviour

    20

    R/507/1304

    Business Project

    20

    Y/507/1305

    Operations Management

    20

    D/507/1306

    Financial Decision Making

    20

    H/507/1307

    Sustainable Business Practices

    20

    K/507/1308

    Strategic Human Resource Management

    20

     

  • OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF)

    OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/8176/X

     

    Overview

     

    The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is designed to enable learners to develop the knowledge and both generic and vocational employability skills relevant to these sectors.  It has also been designed to help learners develop an understanding of the nature of health and social care work in order that they can make informed decisions about whether or not they wish to gain employment in these sectors or as part of their current professional development if already working in these sectors.

    The Health and Social Care Management Diploma provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the health and social care sector and its wide recognition by employers allows progression directly into employment.

     

     

     

    Qualification Structure

     

    OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF) consists of the following 8 mandatory units that provide a total of 120 credits:

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Mandatory Units

    Credit

    A/507/9476

    Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care

    10

    D/507/9471

    Managing Quality in Health and Social Care

    15

    H/507/9469

    Principles of Health and Social Care Management

    15

    H/507/9472

    Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Workplaces

    15

    K/507/9473

    Financial Decision Making for Health Care Managers

    15

    M/507/9474

    Managing Human Resources in Health and Social Care

    15

    Y/507/9470

    Leadership and Management for Health and Social Care

    15

    D/507/9468

    Research Methods for Health and Social Care Managers

    20

     

  • OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

    OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

    Management (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/5662/4

     

    Overview

     

    The OTHM Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualifications is a Level 6 qualification according to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualifications are designed to provide career development opportunities for those are working in tourism and hospitality at middle and senior management level.

     

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Unit Title

    Credit

    Y/507/7377

    Strategic Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    R/507/7376

    Tourism Policy and Planning

    20

    D/507/7378

    Organisational Behaviour in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    H/507/7379

    Technology in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

    20

    Y/507/7380

    Tourism and International Development

    20

    D/507/7381

    Researching Tourism and Hospitality Management

    20

     

Postgraduate Equivalent to Master's degree

  • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and

    Leadership (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/6250/8

     

    Overview

     

    The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership programme is designed for managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. The qualification requires managers to build on their strategic management and leadership skills and to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisation’s strategy.

    The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership has been developed to produce graduates with skills to understand the business environment in which they operate and to align good strategic decision making to maintain their organisations competitive advantage. To achieve this learners learn through an integrated approach of theory and practice using real-time activities. Successful completion of this diploma will enable learners to build on their strategic management and leadership skills and to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisation’s strategy.

     

     

    Units

     

    Learners need to complete all 4 Mandatory units and any 4 units from Optional units. Learners need to complete a minimum of 120 credits to achieve this qualification.

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Mandatory Units

    Credit

    D/507/2617

    Professional Development and Communication Skills

    15

    T/507/8228

    Strategic Management

    15

    D/507/2620

    Strategic Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

    15

    H/507/2621

    Advanced Business Research Methods

    15

    Optional Units – Choose any Four

    H/507/2618

    Strategic Financial Management

    15

    K/507/2622

    Supply Chain and Operations Management

    15

    M/507/2623

    Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

    15

    T/507/2624

    Business Law, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

    15

    A/507/2625

    Strategic Change Management

    15

    F/507/2626

    Strategic Marketing

    15

    J/507/2627

    Globalisation & Marketing Strategy

    15

     

  • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance (RQF)

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance (RQF)

     

    Qualification Number:  603/0701/8

     

    Overview

     

    The Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification is designed for learners with relevant experience, and/or qualifications the knowledge and skills they need work in the fields of accounting and finance. For those learners that have prior experience in accounting and finance and who also possess a professional qualification, the pathway through this programme will develop their professional competence.

     

    The qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance within wider organisational contexts in addition to applying technical and specialist skills to a range of contexts within which they operate.

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance programmes consists of the following 6 mandatory units that provide a total of 120 credits:

    Unit Ref. No.

    Unit Title

    Credit

    R/615/3236

    Investment Analysis

    20

    Y/615/3237

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance

    20

    D/615/3238

    Global Finance and Strategy

    20

    H/615/3242

    Strategic Financial Management

    20

    Y/615/3240

    Strategic Audit

    20

    D/615/3241

    Corporate Reporting

    20

     

  • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF)

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/8177/1

     

    Overview

     

    The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is designed to enable learners to develop a sound understanding of policy, management theory and practice in health and social care. It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals, services users and policy makers in own country. It will enhance knowledge in learners so that they can work as an effective manager in hospitals/social care industry. It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the health and social care professions.

     

     

    Qualification Structure

     

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF) consists of the following 8 mandatory units that provide a total of 120 credits:

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Mandatory Units

    Credit

    A/507/9462

    Managing Finance in Health and Social Care

    15

    F/507/9463

    International Health Policy

    15

    J/507/9464

    Strategic Management for Health and Social Care

    15

    L/507/9465

    Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social Care

    15

    R/507/9466

    Human Resources Management in Health and Social Care

    15

    T/507/9461

    Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care

    15

    Y/507/9467

    Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care

    10

    D/507/9468

    Research Methods for Health and Social Care Managers

    20

     

  • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management (RQF)

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management (RQF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/8378/0

     

    Overview

     

    The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management has been developed to produce graduates with skills to understand the management of human resources, aligned with good strategic decision making,to maintain organisations’ competitive advantage. To achieve this, learners acquire knowledge through an integrated approach of theory in human resource management and practice using real-time activities. Successful completion of this diploma will enable learners to build on their strategic human resource management and leadership skills and to focus on the requirements of implementing an organisation’s strategy.

     

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management programmes consists of the following 8 mandatory units that provide a total of 120 credits:

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Mandatory Units

    Credit

    D/508/0619

    Strategic Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour

    15

    R/508/0620

    Managing and Co-ordinating Human Resources

    15

    Y/508/0621

    Leadership and Management Development

    15

    Y/508/0622

    Contemporary Issues in Human Resources Management

    15

    Y/508/0623

    Global Talent Management

    15

    Y/508/0624

    Performance and Reward Management

    15

    Y/508/0625

    Employment Legislation

    10

    Y/508/0626

    Business Research Methods

    20

     

  • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (RQF)

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (RQF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/8465/6

     

    Overview

     

    The Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance in the field of business and manufacturing.

     

    The Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been developed to produce graduates with skills to understand logistics and supply chain management in which they operate and to align good strategic decision making to maintain their organisations competitive advantage.

     

    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. Successful completion of this diploma will enable learners to build on their strategic management and leadership skills and to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisation’s strategy.

     

     

    Units

     

    Learners need to complete all 8 mandatory units that provide a combined total of 120 credits:

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Mandatory Units

    Credit

    F/508/2010

    Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management 

    15

    J/508/2011

    Operations Design and Management

    15

    L/508/2012

    International Logistics and Transport

    15

    R/508/2013

    Supply Chain Planning and Management

    15

    Y/508/2014

    Procurement and Purchasing

    15

    D/508/2015

    Supply Chain and Operations Strategy

    15

    K/508/2017

    Sustainable Logistics Management

    10

    T/508/0626

    Business Research Methods

    20

     

  • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

    Management (QCF)

     

    Qualification Number: 601/5663/6

     

    Overview

     

    The OTHM Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification is a Level 7 qualification according to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualifications are designed to provide career development opportunities for those are working in tourism and hospitality as senior managers.

     

     

    Units

     

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

     

    Unit Ref. No.

    Mandatory Units

    Credit

    H/507/7382

    Strategic Management and Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    K/507/7383

    Destination Management

    20

    T/507/7385

    International Tourism Policy and Development

    20

    J/507/7388

    E-Tourism and Social Media in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    L/507/7389

    Advanced Research Methods in Tourism and Hospitality

    20

    F/507/7390

    Organisational Behaviour in International Tourism and Hospitality Organisations

    20

     

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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.

 

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and 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.

 

OTHM Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies

OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management

OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management

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.

 

OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

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.

 

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management

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.

 

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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.

 

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

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.

 

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

 

 

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