Diploma in Accounting and Business – Level 4
About this course
Diploma in Accounting and Business – Level 4
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.
Top Skills You Will Learn
You will have an understanding of accounting and business in the broader business context. The programme will provide you with the practical, industry-focused skills to manage business finances, budgets and cash flow effectively, and to play a key role in business growth.
Who is this Program For?
Working Professionals, A-Level holders, professionals working in range of industries looking for a career in finance and accountancy
You will have immense career opportunity in banking to manufacturing, from huge service industries to micro businesses. You will get the ability to manage, plan and account for money which is still the ultimate measure of business success and the key driver of growth.
Open Entry. No formal qualification is required from mature learners (over 21 years) who have relevant management experience. For others, the learners should have relevant NQF / QCF / RQF Level 3 Award / Diploma or at the level of GCE / GCSE or equivalent qualification. Please speak to the Admission Counsellors for waiver information.
Progress to: Year 2 of a Three-year UK Bachelor’s degree
Completion of your qualification will meet the University standard academic entry requirements. However, each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry.
As our OTHM accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and Qualifications Wales, learners are also eligible to progress to a top-up degree, master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and overseas with advanced standing.
Progress to a Higher Qualification
In addition to Progression to the Universities, you also have an option to progress to the following Qualifications:
- Diploma in Accounting and Business – Level 5
- Diploma in Business Management – Level 5
- Diploma in Education and Training – Level 5
- Diploma in Health and Social Care Management – Level 5
- Diploma in Information Technology – Level 5
- Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – Level 5
- Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management – Level 5
What is the Entry Requirement?
For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification, learners must possess:
- Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
- Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
- Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with Admission Counsellors at LSBR regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
The qualification is offered in English.
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
What are the Course Modules?
The Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification 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)
Workshops and Webinars
There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.
If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.
What is Level 4 qualification Equivalent to?
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.
Is the Course Accredited?
The programme is accredited by OTHM, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)
How is the Assessment done?
- The assessment is done via submission of assignment.
- There are no written exams.
Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 5 Diplomas, including the Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification.
The Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.
For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.
Can the Course Fee be paid in Instalments?
Yes, the Course Fee can be paid in Equal Monthly Instalments. Please click on “Enrol Now” button on the top and choose some of the best payment options available for you.