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  • Start date:   August 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 8
  • Course Type:   Part-time (Evenings)


This qualification covers complex accounting and finance topics and tasks leading to students becoming confident with a wide range of financial management skills and applications.

Students will gain competencies in drafting financial statements for limited companies, recommending accounting systems strategies and constructing and presenting complex management accounting reports.

The AAT Accounting Qualifications provide practical, internationally recognised finance and accountancy skills that can open doors for you in any industry across the world.

Start date: 29th August 2023 (duration of 24 months)
Days of Week: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm, 6 hours additional self-study required each week to consolidate skills
Cost: £1760 (PFG funding available) £1056 in year 1, £704 in year 2

More information about this professional qualification can be found using the following link:

AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting | AAT

  • What this course includes

    This course covers high level accounting tasks including financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. You may also be able to specialize in areas such as tax/auditing.  

    The units covered are as follows:  

    • Applied Management Accounting
    • Drafting and Interpreting Financial Statements
    • Internal Accounting Systems and Controls
    • Business Tax
    • Personal Tax

Why choose this course

AAT offers a range of benefits for student members (including study support, career advice to help find the perfect job and exclusive discounts), as well as a route into chartered accountancy. If you choose to further your studies with one of the leading chartered professional bodies, such as ACCA, CIPFA or CIMA, your AAT qualification will give you generous exemptions.

Entry requirements

  • AAT Level 3  
  • HNC/D in Accounting  

You will be invited to attend an interview.  

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course. 

  • Where it leads

    • Apply for AAT professional members  
    • Progress into chartered accountancy (exemptions may be applicable)  
    • Progress to university with AAT which gives you 160 UCAS points.

Interview arrangements

You will be asked to complete an application form explaining why you wish to study this course, acceptance will be based on your experience and determination to return to study. 

Fees, Funding & Finance

Course Fees £1760

Students will pay for Learner registration/membership £240 to AAT.  This is a one off payment. 

Assessment fee will be met by the learning provider (up to maximum of two sittings per module) 

(Books are estimated at £150 for the full course). 

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