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Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8)


* Equivalent level. See Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries for a comparison of the UK and European Qualifications Frameworks.

This qualification is SCQF credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). See the SCQF website for the full list of SCQF credit-rated EduQual qualifications.

The SCQF is a partnership between the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), College Development Network, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and Universities Scotland.

The Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (BMM) offers learners the knowledge and skills needed to develop an understanding of the models, tools and techniques used in the fields of Business and Marketing Management.

The course is mapped to the National Occupational Standards in Management and Leadership and Business Administration. Learners will be able to develop the competencies they need to enter work in one of these disciplines.

Learners completing the Diploma in Business and Marketing Management will be able to progress onto the third year of a university honours degree in Business or Marketing.

The programme has been produced to conform to the requirements of UK regulatory authorities and the relevant Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.

Programme Specification

Diploma in Business and Marketing Management consists of the following 16 units:



Students completing the EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8) may progress to the top-up stage of a university Bachelor’s degree in a Business or Marketing programme.

Holders of this qualification can join a variety of UK degree programmes at an advanced stage. Degree top-up programmes can be delivered in the UK, locally, or by-distance/online. Contact us at for more information.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE in English and Mathematics (Grade C or above) or equivalent.

  • 80 points from two or more subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent.

  • Equivalent qualification(s) will be considered.

  • Applications from mature students and those offering qualifications other than GCE A-Levels are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.

  • Applicants for whom English is not the first language will be expected to demonstrate a certified level of proficiency of at least IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 6 or above.


Face to Face Learning: 12 months

Online Learning: 9 months


Face to Face Learning: £5800

Online Learning: £4950

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