Business Studies Department
CC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business (QCF)
Equivalent to year 2 of a 3 year UK honours degree
The Level 5 Diploma in Business (QCF) (L5DB) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey and builds upon the knowledge gained during the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business (QCF). Exposing you to greater detail and more advanced topics in a range of areas including economics, marketing, finance and management.
You will study a balance of academic and vocational subjects in order to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to play a significant role in business organisations.
On successful completion of the qualification you will be able to complete the final year of a degree at one of the many universities that recognise NCC Education qualifications, or pursue a career in the business industry.
NCC Education is accredited to award the Level 5 Diploma in Business (QCF) by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) in England. Ofqual qualification reference number 600/2480/X.
For entry onto the NCC Education L5DB qualification you must have at least one of the following:
If you're a potential student whose first language is not English, you will need to obtain a valid score of 5.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination or equivalent. Alternatively, take the free NCC Education English Placement Test, which is administered by our Accredited Partner Centres.
You must study the following eight core units:
Assessments for all units are offered in a number of assessment cycles throughout the year. All units are assessed by either examination or assignments.
On successful completion of NCC Education's Level 5 Diploma in Business (QCF), you will have acquired a critical understanding of the established principles of business and management and developed new skills relevant to the business industry. You will also gain a breadth of knowledge in business and be able to successfully implement your skills in further study or in a professional role within the business industry.
Successful completion allows students onto NCC Education's final year top-up qualification in Business (further entry requirements may apply), or to a third year of many UK university degree courses, or enables you to pursue a career in the business industry.
Progression routes can be found on our Progression Routes page.