ABE offers professional Diplomas in Business Management, Human Resources and Marketing.  These qualifications are designed to give our graduates the most dynamic and up to date skill set on the market.  Top reasons people choose ABE are:

  • It will give you the skills to build a great career
  • You can top up to a university degree quickly and affordably
  • It’s flexible – units can be studied in any order and over any time period

What’s more, ABE is recognised by Ofqual (the UK government’s qualifications regulator for England) as well as by similar bodies internationally. You can be assured that your qualification has international recognition and meets the standards required by respected, education authorities.

Download the flyer about what our qualification levels mean: PDF iconEquivalency_1.pdf

In addition to our professional Diplomas, we offer a fantastic range of short course qualifications which develop skills in employability and entrepreneurship.

Why study with ABE

ABE has an outstanding history and an excellent global reputation. Our qualifications are designed to give you the best chance of achieving your full potential in your chosen career. There is a world of opportunity waiting for you, and ABE can help you seize that opportunity and succeed.

The content and format of our qualifications are the outcome of extensive research which explored the knowledge and skills employees need to possess in order for businesses to succeed. When redeveloping the new qualifications in Business, we collaborated with a wide range of students, employers, higher education providers, colleges and subject experts to ensure that the new qualifications meet their needs and expectations. Our findings highlighted that organisations require staff with a set of strong core business skills that can be flexible and adapted to diverse environments.

This research, along with consultation with employers and subject experts, has provided the backdrop for ABE’s outstanding portfolio. Our qualifications are designed to adapt and develop in line with the needs and demands of employers now and in the future.

Whether you dream of becoming an entrepreneur, getting a great job, being promoted to senior management, or if you are already in a leadership role and want to enhance your professional skill set, an ABE qualification will help you turn your plans into reality.

 

About your qualification

ABE is regulated by Ofqual who also manage the Regulated Qualifications Framework, which ABE diploma are accredited against. Qualifications within the RQF must be levelled against the RQF level descriptors to ensure they are broadly similar in the knowledge and depth of understanding required to pass them. The size and the content of qualifications at the same level can vary. The diagram below shows how the levels progress.

 

Pathways
ABE’s framework of business management qualifications runs from Level 3, right through to Level 6. You can enter at Level 3 and progress all the way to Level 6, enabling you to accumulate the credits needed for a university topup, or you can enter onto the framework at any point depending on your centre’s professional and academic judgement– see our ‘Entry guidance’ section for more details.

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