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Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

Course title :  Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care  |  Credits :  120  |  Course code :  L5-EDMHSC-ATHE
The Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care is a 120 credits qualification, 4 mandatory units worth 65 credits and a further 3 or 4 optional units totalling 120 credits.


The course presents content related to generic management skills for those who are planning to, or already working in a health and social care management role. The course provides a flexible route for those who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level and for learners who do not have management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior experience the work place.

Why Online ?

  • Cost effective - Typically UK diploma starts from GBP £3000 per annum, but with online study, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment.
  • Practical Content - The coursework is immediately applicable to the careers, and you can earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions
  • Study anytime, anywhere - You don't have to attend a College campus, so you can study from anywhere in the world. The online delivery enables you to download the lecture notes, submit assignments wherever you are.
  • Assessments - Assessment is via assignment submission

Who is this course for?

The qualification is designed for those with existing employment in the health and social care sector as a deputy manager, or an equivalent role at this level.

Career path

On successful completion of this level 5 qualification you may wish to progress to a level 6 qualification within the same or allied field, or a degree programme in a higher education institution and claim exemptions for some of the units completed.


The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

    • 6 months
    • 9 months
Entry Requirements

In order to apply you should have either:

    • Level 4 diploma or GCE/GCSE or equivalent overseas qualification OR;
    • 5 years work experience
Course Content
    Mandatory Units
    - Facilitating change in health and social care
    - Managing communication
    - People management
    - Research Project

    Optional Units
    - Leading practice in health and social care
    - Working with multi-disciplinary teams
    - Management of safeguarding for health and social care
    - Corporate Social Responsibility
    - Resource Management
    - Management of Activity Provision
    - Finance For Managers
    - Planning a New Business Venture
    - Managing Stakeholder Engagement
    - Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity
    - Managing Finance in the Public Sector
    - Manage Sustainability in an Organisation
    - Managing Quality in Health and Social Care
    - Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services
    - Health and safety in the health and social care workplace
    - Employability Skills
    - Personal and professional development

Assessment is via assignment submission

Fee Structure

The fee for the programme is as follows:

    • 6 months - Accelerated mode @ GBP £1250
    • 9 months - Standard mode @ GBP £950
Fee payment plans

The programme offers following fee payment plans:

    6 months programme
    • Payment option (a): GBP £416 x 3 monthly instalments
    • Payment option (b): GBP £1187.50 x 1 instalment

    9 months programme
    • Payment option (c): GBP £190 x 5 monthly instalments
    • Payment option (d): GBP £475 x 2 quarterly instalments
    • Payment option (e): GBP £902.50 x 1 instalment

The qualification is delivered by London School of International Business (LSIB) and it is awarded by ATHE, an Ofqual-regulated Awarding Body. All of the qualifications are listed on the Ofqual register.

How to apply?

Simply follow the 2 steps given below to apply:
1. Fill application form on-line at
2. Pay application fee of GBP £10
(This can be paid online using credit or debit card)

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