AAT L4 Professional Diploma in Accounting

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2020
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Attendance
    Part Time
  • Awarding Body
  • Cost
    £ 2573.00 per year
  • Centre Location
  • Course Description

    This course is recognised by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the professional body for accounting technicians, with over 100,000 members worldwide.

    It is the final level in the suite of AAT courses, and is valued by leading employers. Upon completion of this level and with the required level of work experience, you can apply for Membership of the Association of Accounting Technicians, giving you the letters MAAT after your name.

    Example modules include:

    • Financial statements of Limited Companies
    • Management Accounting: Budgeting / Decision and Controls
    • Personal / Business taxation
    • A synoptic assessment to test understanding and the ability to make connections between the different topics
  • Teaching and Assessment

    You will be required to attend one five hour session every week over one academic year (36 weeks) and will be expected to spend between eight and twelve hours per week on additional work/home study. To obtain further tutorial help and study advice you will also be expected to visit the AAT website. 

  • Progression Opportunities

    The special relationships AAT holds with the main sponsoring bodies will provide you with the opportunity to progress to one of their courses and study to become a Chartered, Certified, Management or Public Finance Accountant.

  • Career Progression

    Completion of the Level 4 Professional Diploma, together with the required relevant experience, will allow you to practice as an Accounting Technician in an accounting practice, industry and commerce or the public sector as well as in your own right. Previous students have followed a professional career path and are now fully qualified Chartered or Certified Accountants.

  • Entry Requirements

    You will need to hold the AAT Level 3 Diploma or an equivalent industry qualification to gain entry on to this course. 

  • Costs