Level 8 Diploma in Business & Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8 / RQF Level 5)

The aims of this programme will allow learners to:
   ⦁ Build a coherent and sound foundation in marketing and business management, at a level equivalent to a Higher National Diploma, enabling graduates to choose from a wide range of career options internationally within the marketing and business disciplines
   ⦁ Pursue a specialist interest in business management and marketing and relate this expertise to professional requirements and codes of conducting in line with the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.
   ⦁ Develop a wide range of intellectual and analytical abilities relevant to business and marketing, including those of critical thinking and analytical decision making
   ⦁ Develop and practice the transferable skills necessary for continual personal development and to respond positively to change during careers in business and / or marketing management
   ⦁ Discuss terminology, concepts, principles and techniques as utilised in marketing and general business management
   ⦁ Explain the importance of the social, political, ethical, technological, environmental and global contexts in which business organisations operate and to support small- and medium-sized business enterprise (SME) decision making
   ⦁ Develop the attitudes, skills and abilities necessary to work in an international business context and an awareness and appreciation of different cultural values
   ⦁ Prepare for further studies at Honours degree level.

SCQF stands for the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework. It is a framework designed to help individuals understand and compare qualifications and learning experiences in Scotland. The framework helps learners to make informed decisions about their education and training, and provides a way for employers and educational institutions to understand the level and content of qualifications. The SCQF has 12 levels, with Level 1 representing the most basic qualifications and Level 12 representing the highest level of academic achievement. The framework covers a range of learning experiences, including formal qualifications, such as degrees and vocational qualifications, and non-formal learning experiences, such as work-based training and community-based learning. The SCQF also provides a way to transfer credit and qualifications between different learning experiences. This means that learners can use credits and qualifications gained in one context to progress to another learning opportunity, which can be particularly useful for individuals who want to switch careers or gain new skills. Overall, the SCQF provides a transparent and flexible way to understand and compare qualifications and learning experiences in Scotland.

SCQF Level 7 / RQF Level 4 modules:

Module 1: Business Accounting
Module 2: Business Analysis
Module 3: Business Environment
Module 4: IT for Business
Module 5: Law for Business
Module 6: People and Organisations
Module 7: Principles of Marketing

SCQF Level 8 / RQF Level 5 modules:

Module 1: Consumer Behaviour
Module 2: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Module 3: Human Resource Management
Module 4: International Marketing Management
Module 5: Marketing Communications
Module 6: Marketing Planning
Module 7: Operations Management
Module 8: Personal Development
Module 9: Strategic Management

About the Course


TYPE: Vocational Related Qualification

Level: Diploma (Level 8)

Credit Equivalency: 240 Credits

Course Duration: 24 Months

Start Date: Every 2 Months

Study Mode: Distance Learning | Study Centre

Course: Please get in touch with us to get the most up-to-date course fee for this programme

Study Method: The course is typically delivered through a combination of classroom-based learning, practical projects, and work placements. Students will be assessed through a variety of methods, including written assignments, presentations, and practical assessments.

Entry Requirements: Entry requirements may vary, but students are typically expected to have a Level 4 qualification in a related subject, or relevant work experience in a business environment. Your existing educational qualifications and work experience will be directly taken into account, allowing for module exemptions whenever possible. You are expected to have a recongised english certificate to demonstrate your english language proficiency in speaking, reading, writing and listening. Please make an enquiry below

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For further details and recommended reading please go to our guidance for learners published by our awarding body. This can be downloaded from our website

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