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Level 4/5 Diploma in Business Management 

Duration: 18 months

Progression: 1 Year Top Up BA (Hons) Degree in a UK University

Accreditation & Approval: Fully Accredited & Accepted Worldwide

Regulated by:  UK OFQUAL (No 610/0763/8)

Mode of Study: Blended Learning



The qualification will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills associated with the business activities, policies, procedures and processes required to work effectively in a business environment. The units combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of academic and research skills, business and global operations, finance and accounting, business communication, leadership and team working.

Iqra University Chak Shahzad Campus Islamabad  in partnership with The Youth Development Academy London UK is offering a cost-effective and flexible Associate Degree/ International Program in Level 4/5 Diploma in Business Administration is awarded by the OTHM, one of the leading awarding body in the UK.


Successful completion of this qualification will support learners progressing to university, and provide learners with the requisite skills and knowledge to enter the world of work in their chosen sector.



OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4/5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to 2 years of a three-year UK Bachelor's Honors degree program.

Level 4 Mandatory units

  • Academic Writing and Research Skills (20 credits)

  • Business Operations (20 credits)

  • Communication in Business (20 credits)

  • Finance and Accounting (20 credits)

  • Leading and Managing Teams (20 credits)

  • Operating in a Global Context (20 credits)

Level 5 Mandatory units 

  • Principals and Concepts of Strategy (20 credits)

  • The Management of Human Resources (20 credits)

  • Marketing for Managers (20 credits)

  • Business Law for Managers (20 credits)

  • Management Accounting and Decision Making (20 credits)

  • Business Start-up; Conception to Market (20 credits)

Entry Criteria 

Intermediate Pre – Engineering / Pre- Medical / Science General / Commerce with passing marks or equivalent 

English requirements: 

If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency.


Successful completion of the OTHM Level 4/5 Diploma in Business Management provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions, including the Level 6 Diploma in Business Management.

As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are also eligible to gain direct entry into Final year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree program

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