OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Accounting and Business


The OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Accounting and Business equips learners with industry-specific and hands-on skills, enabling them to apply their knowledge in professional settings effectively. This achievement not only enhances career opportunities but also facilitates further educational advancement.

Key attributes of OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma qualifications include:

  • Engaging and challenging study programs for learners.
  • Essential subject knowledge acquisition for career advancement or further education.
  • A structured progression from Level 4 units to Level 5 units.
  • Up-to-date content aligning with employer and higher education requirements.
  • Comprehensive assessments evaluate cognitive, affective, and practical skills.
  • OTHM-provided unit assignments and a diverse assessment approach supporting Level 6 progression.
  • Development of knowledge and academic study skills, including active research, effective writing, analytical thinking, critical reasoning, creative problem-solving, decision-making, and digital literacy
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills required to conduct academic research effectively.
  • Comprehend how both the internal and external environments impact a business.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle year-end adjustments in accounting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply numerical techniques in a business context.
  • Understand the significance of budgeting, working capital management, and depreciation accounting.
  • Acquire knowledge about leadership and management concepts.
  • Comprehend the origins of business finance and the methodologies employed in crafting investment strategies.
  • Understand the influence of both internal and external factors on the human resource management function.
  • Are you worried about the recent changes in Accounting? Then, OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Accounting and Business is the ideal starting point for your career journey. 
  • The course will ensure access to the first-class education needed to achieve your goals and dreams and maximise future opportunities.
  • Remember! The Assessment for the qualification is done based on assignments only, and you do not need to worry about writing any exam.
  • With the School of Business and Technology London, you can complete the qualification at your own pace, choosing online or blended learning from the comfort of your home. 
  • Learning and pathway materials and study guides developed by our OTHM-approved tutors will be available around the clock in our cutting-edge learning management system. 
  • Most importantly, at the School of Business and Technology London, we will provide comprehensive tutor support through our dedicated support desk. 
  • If you choose your course with blended learning, you will also enjoy live sessions with an assigned tutor, which you can book at your convenience.

After completing a Level 5 Extended Diploma in Accounting and Business, individuals can explore various career opportunities in the legal field and related professions. Here are some potential career paths: 

  • Accountant with an average salary of £40,000 per year 

  • Financial Analyst, with an average salary of £54,608 per year 

  • Management Accountant; with an average salary of £27,000 -£40,000 per year

  • Financial Planner; with an average salary of £22,000 -£33,000 per year

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. OTHM has already made a mark in the UK and global online education scenario by creating and maintaining a user-friendly and skill based learning environment. OTHM has both local and international recognition which aids OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

  • Outstanding tutor support that gives you supportive guidance all through the course accomplishment through the SBTL Support Desk Portal.
  • Access our cutting-edge learning management platform to access vital learning resources and communicate with the support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, and practical applications, which include real-world examples and case studies, will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats: PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • The tutors will provide Formative assessment feedback to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform.
  • Supervision for all modules.
  • Multiplatform accessibility through an online learning platform facilitates SBTL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphones, laptops, tablets or desktops, allowing students to study at their convenience.
  • Live Classes (for Blended Learning Students only)
  • Assignment-based Assessment (Formative and Summative)
  • No exam

These qualifications are intended for learners typically 18 years and older. Learners' entry profiles are expected to encompass at least one of the following criteria: 

  • A relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or its equivalent credential.

  • Completion of GCE Advanced level courses in 2 subjects or an equivalent qualification.

  • Mature learners aged over 21 with pertinent management experience (prior experience verification required from the delivery centre before registration)

  • International students whose first language is not English must score 5.5 or above in IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

These qualifications are intended for learners typically 18 years and older. Learners' entry profiles are expected to encompass at least one of the following criteria: 

  • A relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or its equivalent credential.

  • Completion of GCE Advanced level courses in 2 subjects or an equivalent qualification.

  • Mature learners aged over 21 with pertinent management experience (prior experience verification required from the delivery centre before registration)

  • International students whose first language is not English must score 5.5 or above in IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

  • Quality, Standards and Recognitions- OTHM qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation); hence, the learners can be very confident about the quality of the qualifications as well.
  • Career Development to increase credibility with employers- All OTHM qualifications are developed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge every employer seeks. The learners pursuing an OTHM qualification will obtain an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and grow key competencies to tackle situations and work on projects more effectively, which will, in turn, give learners the potential to get promotions within the workplace. Alternatively, it allows them to progress onto an MBA top-up/Bachelor's degree / Master's degree programme around the World.
  • Flexible study options- All OTHM qualifications have a credit value, which tells you how many credits are awarded when a unit is completed. The credit value will indicate how long it will normally take you to prepare for a unit or qualification.

Three different types of qualification are:

  • The award is achieved with 1 – 12 credits
  • The certificate is completed with 13 – 36 credits
  • The diploma is completed with at least 37 credits

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Reference No : H/650/1099

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to assist learners in developing the skills necessary for academic research and writing. It enables them to interpret and assess sources of information and evidence, preparing them to create evidence-based, coherent arguments. Ultimately, the goal is to enhance learners' proficiency in key academic research and writing aspects, contributing to their academic success and recognition.

Reference No : T/650/1760

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to familiarise learners with the dynamic relationship between the broader economic landscape and business operations. Learners will acquire foundational knowledge to identify the elements and structure of the business sector. They will also explore the fundamental factors that shape a business's operations within its internal framework and the broader external business environment.

Reference No : R/650/1912

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to facilitate your understanding and application of financial accounting principles within a business context. You will learn about economic record-keeping systems, learn to adjust and prepare accounts for various types of businesses and explore the application and regulation of professional characteristics and ethical principles within the accounting field.

Reference No : M/650/1911

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit is created to enhance your proficiency in utilising quantitative methods, encompassing data in business and management contexts to support informed decision-making. Developing quantitative skills at this level enables you to apply business principles in areas such as accounting, finance, and human resource management.

Reference No : Y/650/1914

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The objective of this unit is to enable learners to enhance their proficiency in management accounting. This includes creating budgets, cost analysis, evaluating capital expenditures, and applying these skills to real-world scenarios or case studies.

Reference No : T/650/1148

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to help learners grasp the distinction between leadership as a role and management as a function. By doing so, learners can develop the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to impact a business's success substantially. Employers often emphasise the importance of hard management and soft leadership skills to achieve business objectives and strategies. Still, individuals with a sufficient balance of both qualities are relatively rare.

Reference No : A/650/2356

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The strategy aims to position a business optimally to gain a competitive edge in its target market. Yet, achieving this advantage necessitates activities like research, analysis, interpretation, and strategic decision-making. This unit aims to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to actively contribute to an organisation's strategy development and successful implementation.

Reference No : F/650/1917

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit's objective is to give learners an understanding of essential financial theories and the management of working capital. Additionally, it aims to equip learners with the skills needed to evaluate strategies for effectively managing an organisation's global financial risk.

Reference No : H/650/1918

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to teach learners about financial planning and control functions within a business context. It encompasses corporate financial planning, sourcing business finance, and understanding the risks of operating in global capital markets. Additionally, the unit explores corporate governance's role in overseeing a business's financial management function.

Reference No : J/650/1919

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to enhance learners' capabilities in effectively managing an organisation's assets and preparing various standard financial reports that are essential for presenting the organisation's financial status. Additionally, learners will delve into the conceptual frameworks that underpin financial reporting and their connection to the presentation of financial information.

Reference No : H/650/1151

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to acquaint learners with fundamental principles and concepts in human resource management. This knowledge will enable them to facilitate a sustainable approach to managing people by comprehending the purpose and scope of the human resource management function.

Reference No : M/650/1155

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to build upon prior learning, allowing learners to apply their knowledge and skills acquired from disciplines such as business strategy, financial planning, accounting, and management to create a practical and effective business plan.

Delivery Methods

School of Business & Technology London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBTL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBTL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between blended learning and online learning methods at SBTL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Sessions. Learners enrolled at SBTL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live sessions, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live sessions are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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