Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting

Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting

Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required while offering a useful and practical qualification. An Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification and membership enables you to develop relevant, practical accounting and finance skills throughout your working life.

An AAT qualification is widely recognised and valued. It will make you more employable and give you more options should you choose to progress further.

You will study:

  • Management accounting budgeting
  • Financial statements of limited companies
  • Management accounting decision and control
  • Credit management
  • Cash and treasury management
  • Accounting systems and controls

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and online projects.

Having successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma you can go on to study for the membership examinations of one of the following: CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW, ACCA.

If you wish to go university the Level 4 Diploma carries UCAS points and some universities will give you one or two year exemption from their accountancy degree programmes.

If you are between 19 and 24 years of age when your start this course you may need to pay course fees. However, we can help you with our flexible payment plans.

Academic requirements are that learners have achieved five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including maths and English or equivalent, a positive school report, Level 3 Diploma in Accounting and a successful interview with an admissions tutor.

Course fee £2573; Exam Fee TBC

If you are aged 19 years and over, you may be able to apply for a Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. To apply for an Advanced Learner Loan click here.

Course Summary

Length of study:
36 Weeks


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Study option(s):
Evening course, Adult course

Course level:
Level 4

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

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