Diploma in Accounting and Business – Level 6
About this course
Diploma in Accounting and Business – Level 6
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 Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification (accredited by Othm) is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required by a middle or senior manager in an organisation, and who may be involved in managing organisational finances, investment and risk, audit and assurance, or research.
Many accountants occupy key managerial positions in business, yet few are qualified managers. In the increasingly complex modern business environment, there is a high demand for skilled professionals who can work flexibly in teams across business boundaries.
Top Skills You Will Learn
The programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required by a middle or senior manager in an organisation, and who may be involved in managing organisational finances, investment and risk, audit and assurance, or research.
Who is this Program For?
Working Professionals, Level 5 / Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree holders or learners who are looking for Career Progression and a formal undergraduate qualification leading to award of degrees in future.
You may look forward to middle management role in private or public enterprises being involved in managing organisational finances, investment and risk, audit and assurance, or research. Upon successful completion of the programme, you will also become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master's degree programme.
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 5 Diploma or equivalent recognised qualification. Please speak to the Admission Counsellors for waiver information.
Become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programme
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
Postgraduate diplomas are taught courses at level 7 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) – the same level as Masters degrees. However, they are shorter (120 credits) and learners will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with university to achieve a full Masters or MBA.
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What is the Entry Requirement?
For entry onto the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification, learners must possess:
- Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
- Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with Admission Counsellors at LSBR regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
- Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
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 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits:
- Corporate and Business Law (20 credits)
- Business Performance Measurement (20 credits)
- Financial Securities Markets (20 credits)
- Audit and Assurance (20 credits)
- Business Research Project (20 credits)
- Investment and Risk Management (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 6 qualification Equivalent to?
This qualifications at RQF Level 6 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to:
- Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours,
- Bachelor’s Degrees,
- Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE),
- Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.
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 Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant Level 7 Diplomas. This qualification has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As the Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes.
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.