Our Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance [ACCA route] is the perfect start for future accountants who want to achieve exemptions from ACCA, a globally-recognised qualification. You will study core knowledge that develops the skills to achieve an ACCA qualification. Flexible entry points allow you to join this programme at different stages, provided you have passed or hold exemptions from relevant ACCA Fundamental Level Papers. Successful completion of this course, or completion of the third term alone with exemptions, will earn you an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance. It will also secure your status of being part exam-qualified from the ACCA*.
Accountant in Business (30 credits)
Review business organisations, influences and constraints along with the history and specific functions of accounting financial control
Management Accounting (30 credits)
Discover the nature and purpose of cost and management accounting, while exploring cost accounting and decision making techniques
Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Develop understanding of the context and purpose of financial reporting including double entry, transaction recording, financial statements and more
Corporate and Business Law (40 credits)
Develops your skills and knowledge of the general legal framework relating to business
Performance Management (40 credits)
Teaches you how to apply management accounting techniques to quantitative and qualitative information
Taxation (40 credits)
Helps you to develop knowledge and skills relating to the tax system, as it applies to individuals and companies.
Financial Reporting (40 credits)
Enables you to prepare, present, analyse and interpret financial statements which conform to UK standards
Audit and Assurance (40 credits)
Develops your knowledge and understanding of the process and application of undertaking an audit assurance engagement
Financial Management (40 credits)
Gives you an understanding of what is expected of a financial manager, including issues affecting investment and financing
Computer-based exams (CBEs) and paper-based examinations (written) depending on modules studied
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||Two A-Levels and three GCSEs or equivalent (grade C or above) in five separate subjects, including Maths and English|
Students wishing to obtain the Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance [ACCA route] will require:
Two A-Levels and three GCSEs or equivalent (grade C or above) in five separate subjects, including Maths and English OR;
A Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) qualification (with which students will enter directly into term 2); OR
Passes/Exemptions in ACCA papers, which will allow students to enter the programme in either term 2 or term 3 depending on the number of papers completed
If your first language is not English and you do not hold an honours degree that was delivered in English, you will be required to provide certified proof of ability in written and spoken English to, at least, IELTS level 6.0 (overall) or equivalent in addition to the above entry requirements.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£8,010||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£8,010||Whole course|