Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Accounting and finance are at the very heart of business operations. From banking to manufacturing, from huge service industries to micro businesses, the ability to manage, plan and account for money is still the ultimate measure of business success and the key driver of growth.

The objective of the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is to provide learners with an understanding of accounting and business in the broader business context and to provide them with the practical, industry-focused skills to manage business finances, budgets and cash flow effectively, and to play a key role in business growth.

 

International Recognition and Accreditation

Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business is an internationally recognised qualification accredited by Ofqual - UK Qualifications and Examination Regulator to UK Qualifications Framework at Level 4 and also accredited to European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

  • UK Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) (England) - Level 4
  • Qualification Accreditation Number is 603/3805/2
  • Qualification is awarded by OTHM Qualifications Awarding Organisation.

 

Skills Development

Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business

  • enable learners to understand different business organisational structures and the role of regulatory accounting standard-setting bodies
  • Develop learners numerical techniques and skills in accounting
  • develop learners’ skills so that they can construct and use graphs, charts and diagrams for informed decision making
  • develop skills in financial accounting, including value inventory, year-end adjustments, and final accounts for any sized organisation (public or private)
  • develop skills in management accounting, including preparation of budgets, costing, capital expenditure appraisal.
  • develop learners leadership and management skills 
  • prepare learners for administrative, managerial and leadership roles 

 

Course Structure

The Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits

  • The Accountant’s Environment (20 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods (20 credits)
  • Financial Accounting (20 credits)
  • Management Accounting (20 credits)
  • Management Concepts and Practice (20 credits)
  • Business Economics (20 credits)

 

Assessment Method

You will write one assignment for each unit. To achieve a ‘pass’ in each unit, learners will provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. 

 

How will you study?

You will study online via our Virtual Learning Platform (VLP), available to you study 24/7. You can use your Desktop Computer, Laptop, Mobile or Tablet anytime in a flexible way to study entirely online. Our Virtual Learning Platform (VLP) will provide you with a structured way to start the course, access learning materials of each unit and write your assignments. You will have full support from the Online Chat Support team, tutor and help from Student Support.

 

Results and Certificate

You will be required to complete all units to pass the qualification. In this qualification, all of your marked work will go through quality assurance checks by external examiners before the awarding body of this qualification issue you the qualification certificate and units transcript.

 

Who is this course for?

Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business is suitable for learners in their career development in accounting, finance and business and to prepare them for managerial level jobs. The qualification is also suitable for job progression, personal and professional development.

 

Career paths

Accounting and Business qualification at undergraduate level prepares learners for a variety of careers. This qualification is suitable for learners who would like to have a career in accounting, finance and business such as management accountant, economic analyst, investment administrator, financial service manager, strategic planner, or finance manager. You will also have further education qualification options with Cambridge Management and Leadership School to progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business

 

How to Apply?

There are two ways to apply for this course

(1) Purchase the course from the above link, after purchase you will have full access to the course and receive instructions to complete enrolment. or

(2) Complete the following admission application form and return to our admission office. The admission office will check your application and issue you offer letter before you get access to the course.

Lessons

  1. Study Planner - Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business

  2. Unit 01 - The Accountant’s Environment

    The aim of this unit is to familiarise learners with the accountant’s environment in relation to different organisation structures, environmental factors, professional ethics and regulation.
  3. Unit 02 - Quantitative Methods

    The aim of the unit is to develop learners’ skills in using quantitative methods including representing information to inform decision making in an organisation and using statistical methods to provide meaningful financial and accounting information, applying these skills to a real-world case study.
  4. Unit 03 - Financial Accounting

    The aim of this unit is for the learner to develop their skills in financial accounting, including value inventory, year-end adjustments, and final accounts, applying these to real-world case studies.
  5. Unit 04 - Management Accounting

    The aim of the unit is for learners to develop their skills in management accounting, including preparation of budgets, costing, capital expenditure appraisal, and to apply these skills to a real-world case or case study.
  6. Unit 05 - Management Concepts and Practice

    The aims of the unit are to provide learners with a thorough grounding in theories of leadership and management, and specifically the dynamics of motivation and team work as applied to teams and organisations.
  7. Unit 06 - Business Economics

    The aim of the unit is for learners to understand the macro- and micro-economic factors that impact on businesses and the international environment as a whole

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