OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Risk ManagementEquivalent to Master degree

In the context of a volatile economy, ensuring the risks are minimized so that it does not happen or if the minimized damage is one of the particularly important jobs, It’s not just pressure on financial management and risk reduction professionals but it is also the concern of senior managers in the organization, in the industry in all fields.

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Risk Management program provides learners with the knowledge and skills to identify risks, activities to minimize its risks and impacts if they occur, decision-making and department management skills as a senior manager.

Upon graduation, students receive the UK’s Level 7 nationally recognized degree, recognized as a Master, can work now or get an additional Master’s degree from UK, European and world universities with just one dissertation.

Program Description
Ofqual inspection code603/6782/9
Level UK regulation frameworkRQF
Minimum training time1 year
Total credits120 Credits
Total learning time1200 Hours
Total time spent with instructors480 Hours
LanguageEnglish
Training unitAccredited and licensed by the Level UK
Examination unitLevel UK
Licensing unitOTHM UK

Ofqual inspection code: 603/6782/9

Mandatory Modules:

  • Principles of Risk Management
  • Strategic Risk Management
  • Responsible Leadership and Governance
  • Organisational and Environmental Risk
  • Risk Analysis and Modelling
  • Advanced Research Methods

Duration and Delivery:

The program is designed for full-time learning, online, or Hybrid learning in 1 year. In Vietnam, MBA Institute is the exclusive partner of the London Academy of Sciences (which owns the Level UK) that deploys academic support and program examining.

Assessment and verification:

All subjects of the Level UK program are evaluated by the London Academy of Sciences, the accreditation system and its partners are the OTHM UK. Learners must demonstrate mastery of knowledge and attain the competencies detailed in the program Syllabus.

Entry requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degrees in majors from accredited universities. For Vietnamese universities that do not have international accreditation, the London Academy of Sciences partner in Vietnam will do the appraisal procedures.
  • Level 6 in EQF or equivalent. A Level 6 Diploma must be from accredited and recognized institutions.
  • The London Academy of Sciences (which owns Level UK) reserves the right of admission decision based on the accrediting unit’s requirements and LAS’s global admission target.

English requirements:

  • English reached a minimum of CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) level B2 or equivalent.
  • IELTS 5.5; Speaking and writing must reach 5.5 or equivalent.
  • In the absence of an English certificate, the London Academy of Sciences and its exclusive partner in Vietnam (MBA Institute) will conduct an internal English test and examine each candidate.

Programs achieve comprehensive recognition at both Institution and Program level. After graduation, learners will be received UK National Diploma, according to the regulatory framework accredited and recognized by Ofqual UK.

Because the program and qualifications are closely verified by reputable accrediting organizations, UK examination organizations…so after graduation, learners are confident to participate in the labor market or easily transfer to reputable and equivalent education systems.

For more information on accreditation and recognition of Level UK, please refer HERE

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance is a UK national degree program according to Level (UK Regulation Qualification Framework RQF) with Ofqual inspection code 603/6782/9

Diplomas are offered from Level UK programs within the UK’s national qualifications system, recognized not only by the UK government but also globally.

The table below describes the equivalence of the Level 7 UK Diploma qualifications systems and the world’s Levels education system.

LevelRegulation frameworkEquivalent Degrees
7Level UK (RQF)level 7 diploma
level 7 NVQ
postgraduate diploma
11Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)Masters Degrees
Post Graduate Diploma
SVQ 5
Master DegreeFramework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ)integrated master’s degree, for example master of engineering (MEng)
master’s degree, for example master of arts (MA), master of science (MSc)
7European Qualifications Framework (EQF)Masters Degrees
Post Graduate Diploma
9Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)Masters Degrees
9African Continental Qualification Framework (ACQF)Masters Degrees
Post Graduate Diploma
7ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF)Masters Degrees
Post Graduate Diploma
7Vietnam Qualification Framework (VQF) Master Degrees

After completing UK Level 7 Diploma, learners can learn Level 8 (Doctor) or transfer to other educational systems. The following table shows the development roadmap after completing the program:

LevelRegulation framework Equivalent Degree
8Level UK (RQF)level 8 diploma
12Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)Doctoral Degrees
Professional Development Awards
Doctor degreeFramework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ)doctorate, for example doctor of philosophy (PhD or DPhil)
8European Qualifications Framework (EQF) doctorate, for example doctor of philosophy (PhD or DPhil)
level 8 diploma
10Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)Doctoral Degree
10African Continental Qualification Framework (ACQF)Doctoral Degree
8ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF)Doctoral Degree
Level 8 Diploma
8Vietnam Qualification Framework (VQF) Doctoral degree

Besides the transition system as mentioned above, according to National Qualification Framework and National Diploma systems, OTHM has partnered directly with some accredited training Institute and University to facilitate learner transition, receiving a dual degree or pathway study.

Note: OTHM graduator meets the requirement to enter universities where OTHM has direct cooperation. However, the university’s profile is considered individually and may add several input conditions depending on each school and each specific case.

List of universities that can earn a Dual Master Degree with OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Risk Management:

The National Diploma System of the UK

Level UK programs are accredited and recognized by Ofqual, within the UK National Competency Framework RQF.

The Level UK Qualification system is a preeminent system that makes the process of recognizing competencies and qualifications easy.

Prof. Dr. Eric Olmedo
Expert in Hospitality and Tourism, United Nations

Level UK qualification is National and worldwide recognized