NEW FOR 2019
The Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB) qualification is 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.
// Programme Dates
|Level 4 Diploma in Business||16 September 2019 to 13 March 2020|
// 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
- Principles of Marketing
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 bold offer guaranteed entry.
|Birmingham City University|
|CQ University Australia|
|Glasgow Caledonian University|
|Kingston University London|
|London Metropolitan University|
|National College of Ireland|
|Nottingham Trent University|
|Oxford Brookes University|
|Southern Cross University|
|University of Central Lancashire|
|University of Greenwich|
|University of the West of England|
|University of Wolverhampton|
|University of Worcester|