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Accountancy AAT Level 4 Diploma

This Level 4 course is the final part of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) training programme, and will develop your accountancy skills to a high level. On successful completion of this course you can apply to become a full member of the AAT professional body, and use the designatory letters MAAT. You can also progress on to higher level professional accountancy qualifications, and may be eligible for exemption from the foundation stage exams of all the UK chartered accountancy bodies (ICAEW, CIMA and ACCA).

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Entry requirements

In order to begin this course you will need an AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accountancy. Entry will also be subject to a successful interview.

Course content

During this course you will study a range of topics, including:

  • Financial statements
  • Budgeting
  • Financial performance
  • Internal control and accounting systems
  • Personal tax
  • Business tax.

You will also study essential Core Skills.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous throughout the course, and will take the form of both exams and College assignments.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of this course you can apply to become a full member of the AAT professional body, and use the designatory letters MAAT. You can also progress on to higher level professional accountancy qualifications, and may be eligible for exemption from the foundation stage exams of all the UK chartered accountancy bodies (ICAEW, CIMA and ACCA).

Additional information

These professional examinations require a high standard of preparation and considerable commitment if success is to be achieved. The course fee covers the cost of one exam for all units, and so re-sits will need to be paid for if qualifying conditions have not been met. You will need to spend £50 to attend trips that will complement your course. You will be expected to purchase books at the cost of £250 to aid your studies.

Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Course information & how to book

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
1 year 10/09/2018 Launch our fee calculatorFree if 16-18yrs. Are you 19+?
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Cauldwell Street E1014

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Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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