// Overview

Study the Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB) qualification in Cardiff – the equivalent to the first year of a Business degree qualification in the UK university system.

Students are introduced to many different aspects of international business in today’s world. The course contains both academic and vocational aspects of a wide range of subjects, enabling students to gain the necessary knowledge and skills vital for a career in business or further study.

The qualification allows students entry to either the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business (which is equivalent to year 2 of a typical UK honours degree), the second year of many UK university degree courses or a career in the business industry.





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Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB)


21 September 2020 to 19 March 2021

September 2020

// Programme Dates

The next Level 4 Diploma will commence 21 September 2020 and end on 19 March 2021.

Please be aware that lesson times may differ from that of our English courses and International Foundation Programme. For more details, please email academic@we-bridge.co.uk

// Entry Requirements

Students must have at least one of the following:

  • NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFD) or
  • NCC Education Level 3 Diploma in Business (L3DB) or
  • An international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC Education L3IFP or
  • One GCE ‘A’ Level or equivalent, or an appropriate School Leaver’s Certificate deemed to be of a similar level and
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

// Qualification Structure

  • Essentials of Management
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Communication for Business
  • Understanding Business Organisations
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Finance
  • eBusiness
  • Principles of Marketing

// Progression

On successful completion of the qualification, students may progress onto the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business (L5DB), which is equivalent to the second year of a UK Bachelor’s degree, transfer to a university or pursue a career in the business industry.

Students who successfully complete the L4DB can progress to the following universities in the UK, Republic of Ireland and Australia. Those shown in yellow offer guaranteed entry.

Abertay University

Bangor University

Birmingham City University

CQ University, Australia

DeMontfort University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Kingston University, London

London Metropolitan University

National College of Ireland

Nottingham Trent University

Oxford Brookes University

Plymouth University

Southern Cross University

Staffordshire University

University of Central Lancashire

University of Greenwich

University of the West of England

University of Wolverhampton

University of Worcester

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