NCC Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB)

The Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB) makes up the first year of the NCC Education Business Degree journey. The qualification is equivalent to the first year of a business degree in the UK university system.

You will be introduced to the many different aspects of international business in today's world. Embarking on the qualification you will be exposed to both academic and vocational aspects of a wide range of subjects, enabling you to gain the necessary knowledge and skills vital for a career in business or further studies.

On successful completion of the qualification you will be able to continue your studies on the NCC Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Business (L5DB) or at a UK university, or work in one of the many areas of the business world.


One year (Full time)

Entry Requirements

  • 1 pass in the Advanced Level examination with C passes for English Language and Mathematics in the Ordinary Level examination.
  • NCC International Foundation Programme (IFP) at Gateway Graduate School.


You must study the following eight core units:
  • Essentials of Management 
  • Communications for Business 
  • Understanding Business Organizations
  • Business Mathematics 
  • Introduction to Finance
  • eBusiness
  • Principles of Marketing
After completion, students will be awarded the Level 4 Diploma in Business.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of NCC Education's Level 4 Diploma in Business you will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of business principles and concepts. You will also gain a solid foundation and a breadth of knowledge in business management, economics and eBusiness, and improve your research and lifelong learning skills.

Academic Progression

The qualification allows students entry to either the NCC Level 5 Diploma in Business (which is equivalent to year 2 of a typical UK Honours degree) or the second year of many UK university degree courses, or enables you to pursue a career in the business industry.

Contact Details

Head Office

  • No 01 , 36th Lane
    (Opposite Devi Balika Vidyalaya),
    Colombo 08.
    Telephone: +94112695103, +94112695107
    Contact Person/s:
    Rushika de Silva, Imeshi Kandumulla

Kandy Branch

  • No- 496, Peradeniya Road,
    Kandy, Sri Lanka
    Telephone: +94812203377