Kingston Maurward Business and IT

Introduction

Course Title: Professional Diploma in Accounting – Level 4
Course Code: IT632

Department: Kingston Maurward Business and IT
Course Type: Part Time



This final level is very highly sought after and the AAT suggest it can make a difference of up to 30% on salaries when compared with non AAT members.The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the UK's leading qualification and membership body for accounting staff and provides the only fast-track non-graduate route into chartered accountancy.
This course will be following the AQ2016 curriculum and will involvw a graded ( Pass, Merit, Distinction) final exam as well as live unit tests throughout the course.

Overview

Qualification

Professional Diploma in Accounting

Course Content

Mandatory units are:
Financial Statements of limited companies
Management of accounts and controls
Budgeting decisions and controls
Accounting Systems

Optional Units are:
Business Taxation
Personal Taxation
Credit Management
External Auditing

Candidates will also be expected to undertake additional work outside class times

Entry Requirements

Applicants need to have spoken to someone at the college BEFORE booking onto this course. Knowledge of double entry bookkeeping and accounts qualifications at level 3 or above are desirable. However, students who have prior accounts experience may be accepted at the discretion of the course tutor, and upon successful completion of a short test.

Career Opportunities

The AAT provides a fasttrack non-graduate route into other professional accountancy bodies. In some cases there will be exemptions from further exams.