BUSINESS, Accounting AND LAW

Overview

The AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting covers higher accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. Below is the course outline:

Core units:

Financial statements

Budgeting

Financial performance

Internal control and accounting systems

Optional units - select two of the following:

Business tax

Personal tax

External auditing

Cash management

Credit control

Aims of the course

This course is suited for:

People who have completed the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

Those at a more advanced stage in their career who want to back up their skills with a recognised qualification

Employers looking to upskill their staff

Those looking for an alternative to University

Unit Breakdown

Core units:

Financial statements

Budgeting

Financial performance

Internal control and accounting systems

Optional units - select two of the following:

Business tax

Personal tax

External auditing

Cash management

Credit control

Please note: the college decides which two options to offer

Assessment Method

Assessment is by computer-based exams and computer-based projects

Progression Opportunities

You may want to consider setting up your own practice firm, going to University or undertaking further studies to become a professional chartered and/or certified Accountant

Career Options

The roles you are qualified to perform after completing this qualification include:

Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor

Assistant Financial Accountant

Commercial Analyst

Cost Accountant

Fixed Asset Accountant

What can I earn in business, accounting and law?

When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a qualification in business, accounting or law, you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a top salary in your sights. For example:

Financial project managers start on around £29,000 a year and can earn up to £50,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Business administrators start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Legal secretaries start on around £24,000 and can earn up to £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience

If you're interested in a career in business, accounting or law, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go.

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Indirect Tax Manager

Payments and Billing Manager

Payroll Manager

Senior Bookkeeper

Senior Finance Officer

Senior Fund Accountant

Senior Insolvency Administrator

Tax Supervisor

VAT Accountant

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grades A*-C; one of which must be GCSE English or GCSE Mathematics. Or successful completion of a Level 2 substantial qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, and a satisfactory reference.

Facilities

You will have access to computers (with need softwares) during and outside of lessons for your studies. Students also does have access to library facilities. The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom lessons, workshops and presentations.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.


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Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £2,573 p/ year
24+ £2,573 p/ year
International £6,480 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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