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CPD Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Business Management


The Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Business Management is in-demand job related qualification aims to develop a critical strategic understanding of contemporary management issues and the skill set required of a senior business management professional. The learner will develop the strategic and managerial know-how to excel in a leadership role and be able to offer strong expertise in the field of business management.

The Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Business Management is at the same level as the final year of a Bachelors degree. In addition to providing a comprehensive knowledge of business management functions, the structure of the course ensures that students have the widest possible range of career, employment and higher education opportunities available to them on completion of the course.

Assessment is through practical assignments, with no exams - to more accurately reflect the real working environment.

This qualification sits on our SRF (Self Regulated Framework) and has 120 credits, and accredited by CPD Standards. This qualification equates to 1200 hours of CPD, which can be used as evidence in a CPD audit by a professional institute or regulator. Fact sheet about the RQF and CPD. Fact sheet about CPD across the Globe.


The Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Business Management provides its learner the realistic and appropriate career related opportunities worldwide for 21st century employment markets and/or to a Masters degree programme.

Students who successfully completed Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Business Management qualification can progress onto a Level 7 qualification leading to MBA Top-Up.

This qualification may be used to progress to college or university and claim credit transfer through Recognition of Prior Learning.

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Entry Requirements

The minimum age to register for this programme is 18. Prospective students should note that the following entrance qualifications are required for those wishing to undertake this programme:

  Level 5 qualification (or equivalent) or

  Mature applicant with qualification and work experience and

  IELTS 5.5 or CEFR level B2 (if applicable)

Programme Summary

Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Business Management (120 credits) consists of:

Course Duration

06-12 months

Course Intake

Distance Learning: Rolling Intake

Course Fees

£1200 (Distance Learning)

Additional Fees

Intention to Study: £100

Accrediting Body- CPD Standards (CPD): £250

15+5% Off (distance learning)*

Full Payment: £100 + £1210

Instalment Payment: £100 + £142/mo for 9 Months