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Empower Your Financial Future: Tailored for Professionals and students alike

Benefits of joining this program, 

About OTHM

They operate as a UK-based Awarding Organisation under the regulation of Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). With a global network of numerous delivery centers, including our Training Center, OTHM is dedicated to evolving continually to bolster professions and industries. Their commitment involves providing exceptional qualifications to foster a highly skilled and experienced workforce. OTHM holds full membership in FAB, the trade association for vocational awarding bodies in the UK.


Building robust academic connections both in the UK and abroad is a priority for OTHM to ensure the global recognition of its qualifications. This recognition, both locally and internationally, has empowered OTHM graduates to augment their employability skills and access opportunities to enroll in degree and/or Master top-up programs.



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Why OTHM Degree?

Global Recognition

OTHM qualifications enjoy global recognition, offering you a credential that is valuable not just within the United Kingdom but also across diverse international markets.

Progression Pathways

OTHM qualifications frequently offer well-defined pathways for progression, enabling you to move to more advanced levels of education or secure exemptions in professional qualifications, thereby boosting your career prospects.

Professional Recognition

Professional bodies in diverse industries acknowledge OTHM qualifications, elevating your credibility and increasing your employability in the job market.

Affordable Education

OTHM programs frequently present a more cost-effective option compared to traditional degree programs, ensuring that high-quality education is within reach for a wider spectrum of students.

Quality Assurance

OTHM upholds the quality of its programs through thorough accreditation processes, guaranteeing the delivery of a high standard of education and training.

Program Overview

The primary goal of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business is to equip learners with the knowledge and competencies essential for a middle management role in an organization, covering areas such as business strategy, financial management, financial reporting, financial planning/control, and human resource management. Successfully completing the Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business opens doors for diverse academic advancements, including progression to the Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business and other relevant OTHM Level 6 Diplomas. This qualification, designed with career advancement and professional acknowledgment in mind, is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), granting learners eligibility for direct entry into the final year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.

Qualification Title

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business


1 year

Total Credit Value

120 Credits

Total Qualification Time (TQT)

1200 Hours

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

600 Hours


Qualifications at the OTHM Level 5 Diploma signify applied knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competencies evaluated academically as being comparable to Higher National Diplomas (HND) and the second year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree program.

Entry Requirements

These credentials are tailored for individuals generally aged 18 and older.

The entry criteria for learners are expected to encompass at least one of the following:

Mandatory Units

Principles and Concepts of Business Strategy

20 credits

Financial Management

20 credits

Financial Planning and Control

20 credits

Financial Reporting

20 credits

The Management of Human Resources 

20 credits

Business Start-up: Conception to Market

20 credits

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