Diploma in International Business & Strategy (SCQF Level 11)

60 Credits (UK CREDITS)

Diploma in International Business & Strategy (SCQF Level 11)

This Master level Diploma enhances the understanding of all areas involved in managing and leading organizations with a complete overview of the way organizations function around the globe. 

  • Get a Diploma in International Business & Strategy (SCQF Level 11) from the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), UK, in association with Cambridge International Qualifications(CIQ), UK. 

  • Carries 60 credits from SCQF (Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework).

  • Has 3 modules and is categorized as Level 11 which is a Master level of study. 

  • SQA is accredited by the UK government to offer educational qualifications. 

  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor support.

  • Flexible Payment Scheme. No upfront payment, pay on module by module basis.

  • Program Flexibility : Can complete the program in 3 to 9 months based on learners pace and time availability.

  • Customized stackable learning model.

Course Module & Fee

Module Fee

$1500 ($500/Module, total 3 modules)

PGD-SQA Certification Fee

$300 (on successful completion of all modules)

Total Fees


Admission Requirement

English Language Proficiency

There is no formal entry requirement for this course, however a good standard of written and spoken English is required to study with us, but a formal language qualification (such as IELTS) is not necessary. Generally, your English simply needs to be sufficient to:

  • Use study materials, including online books, video and audio.

  • Complete the assessment requirement of the respective modules.

Why UniAthena?


At UniAthena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.


With UniAthena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

UniAthena has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.


Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.



Diploma in International Business & Strategy (SCQF Level 11)

Awarding Body Accredited By

UK Government Regulatory Body

Flexible Duration

3 - 9 Months



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What You Learn

Module 1

Sustainability and Business

Sustainability and Business

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

The module will critically review sustainability challenges and opportunities for organizations in a global context

21 - 60 Days

Level: EQF Level 7/SCQF Level 11

Credits: 20 UK Credits

Module 2

Operations and Project Management

Operations and Project Management

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

The module will provide you an introduction to a broad range of operations and project management problems, tools, and knowledge facing managers working in modern organizations.

21 - 60 Days

Level: EQF Level 7/ SCQF Level 11

Credits: 20 UK Credits

Module 3

Strategic Management

Strategic Management

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

The module develop skills for strategic thinking and analysis, leadership, communication, teamwork, and cross-functional integration.

21 - 60 Days

Level: EQF Level 7/ SCQF Level 11

Credits: 20 UK Credits


Students would Recommend this Course 


Students Observed Improvement in Performance at Work 

Partners of this Programme

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) is the executive public body of the Scottish government responsible for accrediting educational awards and is accredited by the UK government to offer educational qualifications. Being one of the four partner national organizations in the Curriculum for Excellence, SQA’s designs and develops new qualifications and assessments validate qualifications, and reviews them to ensure they are up to date.  It has created the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework. (SCQF)

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

Why This Course ?

Course Resources

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Why This Course ?


Overview of Organizations

This course enhances the understanding of all areas involved in managing and leading organizations with a complete overview of the way organizations function around the globe.


Understanding Business Culture

This course enables you to comprehend the business culture and responsibilities in various domains of business.


Latest Research

Through this course, you come to know about the latest research and thinking in international business and strategy.

How You Learn ?

Engage with a scientifically developed learning pedagogy that ensures a quality and effective journey for the learners. Enjoy a seamless learning experience tailored to your level of expertise on the subject matter.

What You Receive ?

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:


Diploma in International Business & Strategy (SCQF Level 11) issued by

Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK

Detailed Transcript with 60 SCQF Credits issued by

Scottish Qualification Authority, UK

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Follow these steps to formally enroll in the Diploma in International Business & Strategy (SCQF Level 11).
1. Register on Athena Global Education for a 7-day trial.
2. Pay the course fee when you are convinced about the learning model.
3. On successful payment, you will be sent an official ‘Admission Letter’ along with a receipt for the amount paid. You will also get access to the Assignment related documents in the ‘Project Details’ section.
4. Start Learning.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 90 days of the enrollment date, you can request an extension of not more than 30 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100)
If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 30 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100).
If you fail again on your RE-submission, you may apply for a Retake by paying USD 150 ($150). You will have another 90 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within these 90 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.

Interested candidates must upload their Identity cards as a means to verify their identity.

Course fee is USD 1500 and SQA Diploma Certificate Fee is USD 300.00. So the total course fee is  USD 1800.

English Language Proficiency

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of three units of the first chapter. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program by paying the course fee.

After enrolling in a particular program or receiving the admission letter, we are unable to offer refunds as per our policy. However, prior to enrollment, all learners have the option to utilize the free trial period, which lasts between 3 to 7 days.

The Referral Policy is a UniAthena initiative to make our degree programs more  affordable to the learners. Learners can  share programs with  friends, family or even peers. If the Invitee enrolls for the suggested program, the next module is made free of charge.

The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading material. The video lessons and reading materials will provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.

Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, the online library, and participation in the discussion boards, as well as from additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.

Yes, whenever a student joins, she/he will be assigned a Personal Tutor, whom the student can reach out to for any academic assistance. For any non-academic assistance, students can reach out to the Student Experience Officer (see@uniathena.com).

The program comprises of the following modules:

  • Strategic Management
  • Operations and Project Management 
  • Sustainability and Business

There are no written exams for this program. Once you are enrolled in the program, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the ‘Project Details’ section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need. After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You will need to rework only the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You will have to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for the resubmission.

The course outlines and learning outcomes are given as downloadable documents on the webpage of the course and also in the assignment brief.

Once you have registered for the Diploma in International Business & Strategy (SCQF Level 11) Program, the maximum time allowed to complete the program is 9 months. If you are unable to complete the course within 9 months, you may apply for an extension of 30 days by paying a Course Extension fee of USD 100.

The minimum duration of the course is 3 months though some exceptions may apply.

The course outlines and learning outcomes are given as downloadable documents on the webpage of the course and also in the assignment brief.