ABE Level 5 Diploma
Awarded by Association of Business Executives
The purpose of ABE’s Level 5 Diplomas is to extend your knowledge and understanding of businesses and the business environment, enabling you to adopt a more analytical approach of the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses.The Level 5 qualifications aim to prepare you for progression to a higher level of study through their coverage of core business and management theory, and their credit value of 120 credits make them an ideal springboard for academic progression. The core theories are balanced with application and skills development to prepare you for the next step in your career.Specifically, you will cover organisational management, business finance, and business performance and innovation, as well as the international aspects of business management, allowing you to develop your management and decision-making skills. The ABE Level 5 Diplomas also enable you to choose a specialism (which you may have already done at Level 4) in Business Management, Human Resources or Marketing,
enabling you to study these areas in more depth.
Choose one of the following 3 streams
ABE Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (603/1596/9)
ABE Level 5 Diploma in Business Management and Human Resources (603/1597/0)
ABE Level 5 Diploma in Business Management and Marketing (603/1598/2)
Each of the ABE Level 5 Diplomas consists of six mandatory units. You must complete all six mandatory units and achieve a minimum of a Pass in five units in order to be awarded the qualification. The first four units are the core units and the last two are optional units from a specialist stream. The Total Qualification Time (TQT) for each of the ABE Level 5 Diplomas is 1200 hours. Each of the ABE Level 5 Diplomas is worth 120 credits.
There are no formal entry requirements to study ABE Level 5 Diplomas; however, the centre should ensure that you have a reasonable expectation of success on the programme by assessing your previous qualifications and/or related work experience.Hence, it is the centre’s responsibility to use their professional and academic judgement when assisting you in making the decision at which level you should enter the ABE programmes. In order to successfully study for an ABE qualification, you should have an appropriate level of English Language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). For the ABE Level 5 Diplomas, ABE recommends the following standards are met:
IELTS – 6
Cambridge ESOL – Cambridge English Advanced (point score 169 or above)
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) – 56
Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) – B2
Centres can use other English language tests as a measure of a learner’s English language skills, but the centre must be satisfied that the score is equivalent to those recommended above.
Each of the ABE Level 5 Diplomas consists of six mandatory units. You must complete all six mandatory units and achieve a minimum of a Pass in five units in order to be awarded the qualification. The first four units are the
core units and the last two are optional units from a specialist stream.
The Total Qualification Time (TQT) for each of the ABE Level 5 Diplomas is 1200 hours. Each of the ABE Level 5 Diplomas is worth 120 credits.
Compulsory four units to be taken by student of any streams
CodeUnit Title AssessmentMethod
5UMAO Managing Agile Organisations and People Assignment
5UIBP Innovation and Business Performance Examination
5UEFM Effective Financial Management Examination
5UIBE International Business Economics and Markets Examination
You must choose two optional units from your chosen specialism (Business Management, Human Resources, or Marketing).
ABE Level 5 Diploma in Business Management
Unit Title Assessment Method
5UOM Operations Management Assignment
5UADM Analytical Decision-making Assignment
5UMSR Managing Stakeholder Relationships Assignment
ABE Level 5 Diploma in Business Management and Human Resources
Code Unit Title Assessment Method
5UHRM Human Resource Management Assignment
5UEE Employee Engagement Assignment
5UHRP The HR Professional Assignment
ABE Level 5 Diploma in Business Management and Marketing
Unit Title Assessment Method
5UIMC Integrated Marketing Communications Assignment
5UBCB Buyer and Consumer Behaviour Assignment
5USSM Societal and Social Marketing Assignment
The registration fee is only paid once when you first register with ABE, and includes the first year’s annual subscription. Students should already be registered with ABE shortly after starting the course.
Examination fees: £60 per subject
SNIT Course Fee: Rs 34,000 for the ABE Level 5 Diploma (Any of the 3 Streams)
( Deposit Rs 18000 + Rs 2,000 x 8 installments)