Levels 3-7 Explained
The Level 3 Course is a 120 credit course, which is equivalent to 2 A levels. The course is made up of 6 modules and 6 written assignments. This course provides entry onto the first year of Undergraduate Degree course, or a Level 4 course.
Level 4 is the equivalent to the first year of a Bachelor’s Degree programme. The Level 4 course is made up of 10 modules and 8 assignments, which are equivalent to 120 university credits.
Level 5 is the equivalent to the second year of a Bachelor’s Degree programme. It is also equivalent to a HND diploma. The Level 5 course also has 10 modules and 8 assignments, which also provide the student with 120 university credits upon completion.
Upon completion of a Level 6 course, you will be eligible for admission onto a Postgraduate Business programme, including an MBA course. The level 6 course is made up of 10 modules and 6 written assignments.
The Level 7 course carries 120 credits which gives entry onto the MBA Top Up (one module or one module + dissertation) , this can be completed by studying either online or on campus at a recognised UK or overseas university. our level 7 is made up of 30 modules and 8 written assignments.
For an official breakdown of what each level means, please visit https://www.gov.uk/what-different-qualification-levels-mean/compare-different-qualification-levels