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Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Entrepreneurship

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Higher Nationals offer a strong emphasis on practical skills development along with the development of essential knowledge and understanding in business sector. This is work-related qualifications for students taking their first steps into employment, or for those already in employment and seeking career development opportunities. 


The Level 4/5 Diploma in Entrepreneurship qualification consists of 8 mandatory units total of 240 credits, 2400 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT)and 960 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Qualification TitleLevel 4/5 Diploma in Entrepreneurship
Duration1 Year
Total Credit Value240
Guided Learning Hours (GLH)960 Hours
Overall Grading TypePass / Fail
Assessment MethodsCoursework
Language of AssessmentEnglish


  • For access to the level 4/5 Diploma in Entrepreneurship,  you will usually meet the following criteria:

    • Level 3 Diploma in Business Management or equivalent. 
    • Age 17+ in the year of registration.
    • GCSE Ordinary Level Grade C or equivalent to Mathematics.
    • GCSE Ordinary Level Grade C or equivalent to English.

    We will accept every application on its own terms even if you don’t meet the standard specifications. Our Admissions Panel will assess whether you have any alternative / incomplete credentials or work experience appropriate for program entry.

  • Managing Business Operations
  • Business Environment
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • The Entrepreneurial Manager
  • Business Planning and Goal Setting
  • The Manager’s Toolkit
  • Managing and Using Finance
  • Managing and Using Marketing
  • Psychology of Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Responding to the Changing Business Environment
  • Effective Decision Making
  • Business Development
  • Business Models and Growing Organisations
  • Customer Management
  • Risk Management and Organisations
  • Level 6,7 Diploma in Business Management
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession