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Graduate Diploma in Management

The ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management allows learners to either focus on a particular skill area or develop broader skills in the areas of their choosing through a choice of options.


The ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Managementt has been accredited to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Each qualification has a Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN).  This number will appear on the learner’s final certification documentation. Each unit within a qualification also has a QCF code.

The QAN numbers for the ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management (QCF) is 603/0628/2

National Occupational Standards

The ATHE Level 6 qualifications in Management provide much of the underpinning knowledge and understanding for the National Occupational Standards in Management and Leadership.

The ATHE Level 6 qualifications in Management have been developed with the support of the sector skills council and the Council for Administration.


On successful completion of a Level 6 qualification in Management there are a number of progression opportunities. Learners may progress to:
  • larger qualifications at the same level e.g. from an award to a certificate to a diploma
  • other qualifications at the next level for example to a Level 7 Certificate or Diploma in Strategic Management or Healthcare Management

Who is it for




The ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management has been developed to conform to the requirements of the QCF, to meet the requirements of the sector and to respond to the needs of our centres.

The ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management is not tied to any specific industry but deliver the skills and knowledge that meet the needs of managers in different sectors on a domestic and international platform.

We provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level and for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place.
The ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management is designed to provide:
  • maximum flexibility with a range of different sized level 6 awards and certificates for those who only wish or have the time to initially take smaller qualifications and then build up qualifications over time
  • opportunities for learners to develop a range of knowledge and skills, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life
  • units in particular specialisms that are directly related to learners’ current responsibilities or that meet a particular interest and support career development
  • opportunities for learners who wish to undertake a full time course of study leading to a Diploma
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research Project
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development
  • Financial Decision Making for Managers
  • Factors Determining Marketing Strategies
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resource Management
About ATHE

An Ofqual regulated awarding organisation, providing RQF qualifications in management, health & social care management and travel & tourism management.

We are known for our excellent customer service, efficient support and flexible qualifications that offer diverse progression routes.

Our Qualifications

Our management qualifications are the culmination of expert input from colleges, sector skills councils, industry professionals and our qualification development team.  We have taken advantage of the flexibility of the RQF to develop a suite of awards, certificates and diplomas that offer progression from level 4 up to level 7.

Key features of the qualifications include:
  • core units that are common to different sectors offering the opportunity for learners to move between sectors or delay decisions as to which area to specialise in
  • small qualifications that can be used for professional development for those in employment or for learners who do not have the time to undertake a full time programme
  • flexible methods of assessment allowing tutors to select the most appropriate methods for their learners
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Mode100% Online
  • Duration12 Months
  • Awarding InstitutionATHE Awarding Organisation
  • Title of AwardATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management
  • Entry RequirementsAt least a Level 5 qualification, or 4 years managerial experience and competency in the language of assessment
  • FeesEUR 2400
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