Diploma in Entrepreneurship (Level 4)

Price Per Learner Course £1,600.00

The level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship  is a 120 credit course designed to provide business managers with the skills they will need to succeed in business, with a specific focus on innovation and entrepreneurship within medium to large businesses.

The Management and Entrepreneurship course at level 4 equivalent to the first yea of an undergraduate course, allowing learners to progress onto the second year of an undergraduate degree programme at a University or go on to the level 5.

About the course

The level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship  is a 120 credit course designed to provide business managers with the skills they will need to succeed in business, with a specific focus on innovation and entrepreneurship within medium to large businesses.

The Management and Entrepreneurship course at level 4 equivalent to the first yea of an undergraduate course, allowing learners to progress onto the second year of an undergraduate degree programme at a University or go on to the level 5.

This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules, each of which will be assessed by one multiple choice exam and written assignments (10 assignments at level 4).  To help you study for these assessments, our team of expert academics have designed a series of exclusive, comprehensive lessons for online study. This material will cover everything you need to know and can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

Each module of the course consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials are comprised of interactive exercises, further readings and internet resources.

Awarding Body

Awarding Bodies

All course material, including online modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to an online social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £19.90
FREE laptop
Free CV writing help on completion of the course

If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus, costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.

Northampton University

BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up – £3800

BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up -£3800

University of Derby

Undergraduate Top up to BA – £4400

Edinburgh Napier University

BA in Business Management (Top-Up) – £4600
BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) – £4600
BA in Sales Management (Top-Up) – £4600

University of Sunderland – On Campus

BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 ) – £9250

Anglia Ruskin University

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year) – £4500

BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up) – £4500

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £10,250, duration 2 semesters

Buckinghamshire New University

BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £3,000

Coventry University

BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management, fee £9,560

Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Please enquire for top up prices for Southern Cross University.

University of Hertfordshire

BA (Hons) Business Administration (top-up) (Online) | Courses | University of Hertfordshire (herts.ac.uk)

University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)

Business Management (Top Up), BA (Hons) – University of Central Lancashire (uclan.ac.uk)

University of Cumbria

BA (Hons) Global Business Management (Top-Up) Course – University of Cumbria

BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top-up) Course – University of Cumbria

University of Chichester

London Graduate School (lgsglobal.uk)

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Undergraduate Top up to BA – €6000

NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information. 

To enrol onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the Level 5 course, you must have attained a Level 4 or equivalent.

All course material, including online modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to an online social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £19.90
FREE Laptop
Free CV writing help on completion of the course

Managing business operations

This module aims to introduce learners to key aspects of all businesses and how they operate within the
wider business environment as well as internally. Learners will gain knowledge and understanding of key business functions and their importance to business success.

Business environment

This module aims to develop the learner’s knowledge of the business environment and its impact on organisations. This includes factors that shape the internal environment and other external influences. Using this knowledge, learners will be able to develop approaches for managing change.

Personal effectiveness

This module explores the skills of different approaches to learning and examines the significance of time management. It investigates the skills managers need to develop to solve problems and to make decisions, as well as discussing the issue of management stress.

The entrepreneurial manager

This module aims to identify competing perspectives on the nature of entrepreneurial management as both a function and a process supporting the process of organisational change and development.

Business planning and goal setting

This module aims to identify mechanisms for the setting of organisational goals and their achievement as part of the process of business planning.

The manager’s toolkit

This module provides a selection of the most useful tools used in management and explores some of the uses of each. It aims to provide sufficient information to understand the principles behind each tool and enable them to be used with confidence. The module aims to help learners analyse situations within the organisation; develop solutions to organisational problems; evaluate an organisation’s position in its operating and competitive environment; and develop elements of an effective organisational strategy.

Managing and using finance

This module aims to provide an outline of the use and management of finance within an organisation. This includes an introduction to accounting and financial terminology. Learners are also introduced to the basics of financial reporting.

Managing and using marketing

This module aims to develop knowledge of marketing as key management tool. This includes understanding the marketing planning process and the role of internal as well as external marketing. Using this knowledge, learners will be able to understand the value of marketing activities to an organisation.

Psychology of entrepreneurship

This module aims to introduce the fundamental principles of the science of psychology, relating them to the entrepreneurial perspective of business management.

Innovation and creativity

This module describes the role of innovation and creativity for organisations. It considers models used to help understand and recognise their importance, as well as techniques to facilitate their use as part of strategic development.

The level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship has 10 modules and 10 written assignments.  The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:

  1. Managing business operations
  2. Business environment
  3. Personal effectiveness
  4. The entrepreneurial manager
  5. Business planning and goal setting
  6. The manager’s toolkit
  7. Managing and using finance
  8. Managing and using marketing
  9. Psychology and entrepreneurship
  10. Innovation and creativity

Successful completion of the undergraduate level 4 (Sales and Marketing) and level 5 (Extended Diploma in Management) and final year of an accredited undergraduate degree programme will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in marketing, sales, human resources,management or business consultancy.