Higher Education

AAT Accounting Level 4 Diploma

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An interview is required before you are able to enrol on to this course.

Coombs Wood

Friday 9:15am to 4pm starting Friday 5th October 2018

Mode of study/Duration

  • 36 Weeks
  • Completion in one year as day release on Fridays
  • In some cases we allow students to enrol for individual units.

About this course

The advanced level covers higher accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. You may also be able to specialise in areas such as tax, auditing and credit control.

What will I learn?

Compulsory Units

  • FSLC - Financial statements of Limited Companies
  • MABU - Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • MDCL - Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  • PDSY - Accounting Systems and Controls

Optional Units - 2 from 4

  • PTAX - Personal Tax
  • CDMT - Credit Management
  • CTRM - Cash and Treasury Management
  • Business Tax

How will I be assessed?

The optional units and the mandatory Financial and Management Accounting units are assessed though Units Assessments, set and marked by AAT. Accounting Systems and Controls is a Synoptic Assessment consisting of a case study with additional questions mandatory Financial and Management Accounting units.

The overall result for the qualification is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

What do I need?

  • AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3, UK Degree in Accounting or part qualification of one of the AAT’s sponsoring bodies.

Where can it take me?

Successful candidates may progress to become MAAT, set up as Member in Practice, University, ACCA, CIMA or other qualifications offered by the Chartered and Certified Accounting Bodies.

Additional Information

Will this course lead to a formal qualification?

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4

What is required for the first class?
Pen, paper and calculator.

Who can I contact about the course?
Part-time Admissions on 0121 602 7799

Who is the course leader?
Course leader: Rahela Begum
Tel: 0121 602 7777 ext. 7503; Email: rbegum@halesowen.ac.uk

How much will the course cost?

Tuition Fee

  • Full Tuition Fee - £2573.00
  • Aged 16-18 - 100% discount - £0.00
  • Aged 19+ -no discounts are available. However you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan from the Students Loans Company or pay the college directly either as a lump sum or by instalments
  • Cost Per Unit (No Loans or Remissions Available, includes the price of first sitting of exams) - £475.00 each

Other Costs

  • Awarding Body Fee: not payable at enrolment - payable directly to AAT
  • Professional Registration Fee:not payable at enrolment - payable directly to AAT for first registration only
  • Examination:per exam: payable to the college 3 weeks before each exam
  • Synoptic Assessment
  • Kit/Equipment/materials textbooks as requested by lecturer

Only tuition fees to be paid at enrolment

If applying for an Advanced Learning Loan we will need evidence of application before enrolment can be completed

Advanced Learning Loan Information

You must enter this college or training organisation on your application. This may not be your place of study. Colleges and training organisations often operate from a number of different locations.

Name of college or training organisation: Halesowen College

UK Provider Reference Number: 10002852

Course Name: Professional Diploma in Accounting

Course code: 60165510

Sub-total of college or training organisation fee: £2573

About Advanced Learning Loans

These Loans help learners aged 19 or over to pay the fees charged by colleges and training providers for eligible courses at Levels 3-6. Please visit website for further information.

The amount of loan you can get The minimum loan amount you can apply for is £300. The amount you can get is based on the fee charged by the college or training organisation and maximum set by the Government. The Government maximum loan for this course is £2573.

If the total college fee shown in the table above is more than the Government maximum, you will have to pay the difference yourself.

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