Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management (Managing People)

The ATHE Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management (Managing-People) is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 3rd year of a degree that will enable students who achieve the ATHE Level 4 and 5 Extended Diplomas in Management to progress to a BA(Hons) top-up in Business Administration and holders of the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management to top up to an MBA.

Who is it for

Opportunities for learners to acquire knowledge and understanding and develop a range of skills,personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life; Specialisms that are directly related to learners’ current responsibilities or that meet a particular interest and support career development; Opportunities for learners who wish to undertake a full time course of study leading to an Extended Diploma; Learners with the opportunity to acquire a broader range of knowledge, understanding and to develop the skills they require to work in the field of management.


We believe that it is essential for students to have a range of progression routes from our qualifications. For some students this will be straight into employment and a career, for others there is the opportunity for progression to a university degree. With LSIB you will get following advantage in order to study on-line: Same diploma as on-campus students; Recognised diploma accepted by universities for Top up with a degree; Assessments via assignment submission; You study on-line at your own pace.


In order to apply you should have either: Secondary Education equivalent to three GCSEs and two A-Levels; or Any qualification at level 3.

Career Path

On successful completion of a Level 6 Qualification in Management there are a number of progression opportunities: Larger qualifications at the same level e.g. from a diploma to an extended diploma; or Other qualifications at the next level for example to a Level 7 Diploma or Extended; or Diploma in Strategic Management or Healthcare Management; or An MBA programme.

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