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Higher Education Courses

Leadership & Management HTQ – Digital Business and Marketing (MAP 30 Credits)

Course code: H09P129
Type: Higher Education inc Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQ)
Location: Hereford
HE Modular Accelaration Programme - £1,500.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This course consists of two levelfour modules from the HTQ in Leadership and for England: Marketing Processes and Planning, and Digital Business in Practice. The programme and module content is designed for those wishing to learn how to develop digital skills, digitise their operations and processes, and the use of marketing to influence people to engage with their products and/or services. The Level 5 modules undertaken allow studentsto gain knowledge, skills and behaviours aligned to the Occupational Standard (OS) for Operations or Departmental Manager.

What qualification will I gain?

Module accreditation at level 4 in Marketing Processes and Planning, and Digital Business in Practice (30 credits)

Why choose us

The two modules form part of the Leadership and Management for England HTQ. Designed to develop your knowledge of team, leadership and management industries from a management perspective, these modules aim to enhance your skills to progress into employment within these industries. Students will benefit from a blended learning approach, with study taking place online and on occasions via face to face delivery. The purpose of the modules and qualification is to develop students as independent-thinking professionals who can meet the demands of employers and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification is suitable for all types of industries and we have experienced delivery staff, providing a blended learning approach to accommodate flexible teaching and learning. Support is also in place – mentoring services, workshops, and tutorials, to help support you along your journey.

What you could do next

Continuation in completion of the remaining six modules on the HTQ in Leadership and Management for England is a typical progression route or simply progress within current or new employment in the industry.

The Level 5 Higher National Diploma is recognised by Higher Education providers as meeting admission requirements to many relevant business-related courses, for example:

  • BA (Hons) Leadership and Management for Business

  • BA (Hons) Business Studies with Leadership and Management

  • BA (Hons) Business Management

  • BA Business and Human Resource Management

  • BA (Hons) Global Business Management

  • BSc (Hons) Digital Business Management

Popular modules

The marketing module contains learning around the role of marketing and how it interrelates with other business units of an organisation, how organisations use elements of the marketing mix to achieve overall business objectives, how to produce a marketing plan for an organisation that meets marketing objectives, and how to develop a media plan to support a marketing campaign for an organisation.

Digital business content includes the digital business environment, emerging trends and contemporary approaches, the use of digital technologies to achieve business objectives, how to develop a transformational digital strategy plan to support the implementation of digital technologies within an organisation, and mobile applications to support a digital strategy within an organisation.

Key facts


Studied full-time over two and a half months, and students will engage in learning for 11 hours per week. Learning will take place mostly online, with some face-to-face provision on set dates. The timetable for September 2024 entry is yet to be confirmed, but will be communicated when available with those who express interest.

Cost – Absolutely FREE

The Government are funding up to 30 credits of study as part of the modular acceleration programme for 24/25. If you wish to continue onto the full HTQ, your already low HE study cost will be discounted by a further 25%!

Assessment methods

Assessment takes place using a variety of methods including; assignments, presentations, projects, and case studies. All students will receive regular feedback on their work and progress from their tutors. The qualification will be graded at pass, merit and distinction.

Entry requirements

We expect those studying this HTQ to ensure they have a Level 3 in a related subject, as well as GCSE Maths and English at a Grade C/4 or above. We welcome interest from mature students who may not have the formal qualifications expected, but a wealth of experience in related subject.