The Diploma in Accounting and Finance offers those learners with relevant experience, and/or an honours degree supported by aptitude/potential, the knowledge and skills they need to be operationally effective in a career in the fields of accounting and finance.
For those learners that have prior experience in accounting and finance and who also possess a professional qualification, the pathway through this programme will develop their professional competence.
● Be able to demonstrate deep knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance within wider organisational contexts
● Be able to understand current issues, techniques and thinking in the area
● Be able to apply theoretical and applied perspectives and specialist skills to organisational contexts in which they operate
The programme has been produced to conform to the requirements of UK regulatory authorities and the relevant Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.
The Diploma in Accounting and Finance consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.
Holders of the EduQual Diploma in Accounting and Finance (SCQF level 11) can also obtain exemptions from four (of six) examinations from the AIA Certificate in Accountancy .
This certificate is the first stage of the AIA Professional Accountancy Qualification.
Holders of this qualification can join a variety of UK degree programmes at an advanced stage. Degree top-up programmes can be delivered in the UK, locally, or by-distance/online.