Professional qualifications


When you study for a business degree with us you can choose to claim a professional qualification from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) subject to an additional fee but without taking on any extra commitments.

How does this work?

The ILM study content is already integrated into our degree courses; this means that you get your qualification without doing any additional academic work.

What are the benefits?

The Institute of Leadership and Management is the UK's largest awarding body for leadership and management qualifications. Benefits of studying for an ILM qualification include:

  • Earn a professional qualification without any additional academic work.
  • Earn your first ILM qualification within the first 60 credits of study.
  • Develop as an effective management practitioner.
  • Gain ILM membership and access to online books and study guides.

What are the fees?

Business degree course

ILM qualifications

Cost

CertCE Business Studies

L4 Award in Management

£150 

FdA Business and Management

L4 Award in Management
L5 Award in Management

£150 
£180

BA (Hons) Business and Management

L4 Award in Management
L5 Award in Management

£150 
£180

DipHE Business and Marketing

L4 Award in Management
L5 Award in Management

£150 
£180

BA (Hons) Business and Marketing

L4 Award in Management
L5 Award in Management

£150 
£180


Standalone ILM qualifications with Kaplan Open Learning

University of Essex Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, an experienced online learning provider. Kaplan also offer standalone ILM qualifications online; for more information visit the Kaplan Open Learning ILM webpage.