Level 7 Diploma in Business Management

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Level 7 Diploma in Business Management (Post-Grad)



The Level 7 Diploma in Business Management (L7DBM)(RQF) qualification is designed for graduates or experienced managers wishing to develop a career in management.

Choose to study any of our eight professional units to help you understand and apply up to date management theory and practice in the fields of marketing, information strategy, project management, finance, leadership and entrepreneurship. Take a short, focused programme of study with our master’s level unit certificate to enhance your skills, knowledge and understanding in your field.

Or, complete our comprehensive Level 7 Diploma in Business Management choosing any 6 of the available units to enter or progress your career. Top up, with only 60 credits, to a full masters from a UK university.

Students will explore an extensive range of contemporary issues and develop the critical, analytical and practical skills to succeed as managers and leaders. They will develop and refine their academic skills at master’s level.


Academic Route:
An honours degree in a relevant subject area from a UK university (1) or equivalent award from a non-UK university (2)

Combined Route:
An honours degree in a non-relevant subject area from a UK university or equivalent award from a non-UK university, together with three years’ work experience in a relevant area (3)

Work Experience Route:
5 years’ work experience in a relevant industry or area (4)

An IELTS score of 6.5 or above for students who do not hold a degree-level qualification wholly taught and examined in English.


Each unit is worth 20 credits at master’s level.

The Level 7 Diploma is worth 120 credits.

Students must study SIX of the following eight units to complete the diploma:

  • Information Systems and Knowledge Management - Students will develop a critical understanding of the strategic roles of information and knowledge management systems in contemporary organisations together with a critical appreciation of tools, implementation approaches and appraisal methods that contribute to their successful use.

  • International Marketing Strategy - Students will develop a critical understanding of international marketing strategy in the context of global operations. Students will learn to effectively satisfy the strategic objectives of organisations in domestic markets and across national borders.

  • Corporate Finance and Decision Making - The purpose of this unit is to impact students’ understanding of the importance of, accountability for, and control over a business organisation’s financial resources. It will equip students with the skills necessary for sound organisational financial management at a strategic level.

  • Leadership, People and Change - Students will develop a keen understanding of the modern complexities of and new thinking about how to lead successful organisations in the turmoil of today’s business environment.

  • Digital Marketing and Communications - Students will develop a critical understanding of the impact of digital transformation on the formation of an organisation’s marketing strategy and communications in order to effectively implement powerful digital marketing campaigns that engage and convert the contemporary customer.

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Students will understand that entrepreneurship is a key area of businesses. It applies to small sole traders and large corporations. The link with innovation is symbiotic and the focus of this unit on both areas highlights how enterprises grow and the benefits and risks to innovation.

  • Strategic Management - Students will gain a thorough understanding of the process of strategy formation, development and implementation to improve organisational performance and create competitive advantage.

  • Project Management - Students will be introduced to the discipline and profession of project management and learn transferable skills that help them succeed in a project environment.


NCC Education currently has articulations in place for entry onto MBA and other master’s level qualifications with a number of universities, either on campus or through distance learning.


Course Booking Form

Individual Candidate

This section is applicable to corporate clients (Company)

I am registering with Athena Business School, subject to the conditions ,mentioned below, for the following course (s):

Candidate Payment Terms and Conditions

  • Candidates are expected to settle payment of installments on due date. Otherwise, they will not be allowed participation in the course. Furthermore, a student enrolling on a new course will not be accepted if there is a balance due on a course on which the candidate was previously registered.
  • Interest at 2% p.a. above bank rate will be charged on outstanding balance which has exceeded the authorized end payment date.
  • Athena Business School reserves the right to retain results slip and/or certificate for a course in case of outstanding balance on that particular course. Certificates are issued to students who have attained at least 90% attendance in a course.
  • Athena Business School will not be liable for any certificate which will not have been collected within one year. Request for a certificate after the period will bear additional costs.
  • In case the amount due by the candidate (corporate) has to be recovered through an attorney, the commission payable, plus VAT thereon, to the attorney will be paid by the candidate (corporate). The commission will be payable as soon as the attorney sends a simple letter of demand.

Cancellation Policy

  • Athena Business School has the right to cancel any scheduled training programme before the scheduled date; In this case, participants will be reimbursed accordingly.
  • A registered student has the right to cancel participation to the scheduled programme before scheduled date.
    A cancellation fee will be charged as under:
    • In case of cancellation occurring more than ten calendar days prior to the beginning of the scheduled programme, a fee of Rs 1000 will be retained from the course fee and the remaining will be reimbursed excluding exam fees (where applicable).
    • In case of cancellation occurring ten calendar days or less than ten calendar days prior to the beginning of the scheduled programme, 25% of the fees (course and exam fees) will be due.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing and addressed to the Manager, Athena Business School, 18 Edith Cavell, 1st Floor Fon Sing Building, Port-Louis, with a copy of this document, of the invoice(s) and of receipt(s).
  • No refund will be applicable after the start of the course.

Agreement Seal

  • You have read and approved the above rules


Please note that one of our student counsellors will contact you to further discuss about this application.

For HRDC refund please note:

  1. The HRDC G1 form for refund should be filled in at least 5 working days before the start of the course.
  2. Following full payment, you will be issued with all related documents for HRDC G3 application

For any issue filling in the form, please contact us on: +230 2132626 & +230 2132627