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Accounting and Finance

Level 4 Course £1600 per level or £1995 for two.

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Accounting and Finance (Level 5)

£1600

Package Includes

  • University 2nd Year (Level 5) Full Course Materials and Exams

Also includes

  • Unlimited tutor support
  • Recognised Ofqual Qualification
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Accounting and Finance (Level 4)

£1600

Package Includes

  • University 1st Year (Level 4) Full Course Materials and Exams

Also includes

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  • Recognised Ofqual Qualification
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About the course

The Undergraduate Level 4 (Accounting and Finance) and Level 5 (Extended Diploma in Management) are a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree in Finance and Accounting, which can either be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning. The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree. This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules (120 credits) and 10 level 5 modules (120 credits), each level also includes 10 written assignments. If a student decides to only study at Level 4 they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course. Each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material.These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.

Examples of University Progression

  • Southampton Solent University
  • University of Derby
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
  • Middlesex University

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Course Details

Course fees

The fee for enrolling onto the level 4 and level 5 courses together is £1995. Alternatively students can enrol onto a single level (level 4 or 5) for £1600 each.

Students can make payment using one of the following methods:

  • Credit or debit card
  • Bank transfer
  • Interest free monthly instalments
  • Paypal
  • Western Union
What is included in the cost of my course?

All course material, including online modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to an online social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £19.90
FREE Laptop
Free CV writing help on completion of the course

University top-up

If you decide to top up to a full undergraduate degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus, costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.

Northampton University

BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up – £5000
BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up -£5000

University of Derby

Undergraduate Top up to BA – £4400

University of Worcester

BA (Hons) Business Administration Final Year Top up – £4000

University of Portsmouth

BA (Hons) Business

BA (Hons) Business and Computer Studies

BA (Hons) Professional Studies

BSc (Hons) Professional Studies

BSc (Hons) Engineering and Management Studies

BSc (Hons) Engineering Project Management

University of Sunderland – On Campus

BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 ) – £9250

University of Bolton 

BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £10,250, duration 2 semesters

Anglia Ruskin University

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year) – £4500

BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up) – £4500

Edinburgh Napier University

BA in Business Management (Top-Up) – £4600
BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) – £4600
BA in Sales Management (Top-Up) – £4600

Buckinghamshire New University 

BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £3,000

Coventry University 

BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management, fee £9,560

Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Please enquire for top up prices for Southern Cross University

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Undergraduate Top up to BA – €6000

NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information.

Am I eligible for this progamme?

To enrol onto the level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the level 5 course, you must have attained a level 4 or equivalent.

Level 4 module listing

The business environment

Explore issues outside of the business that may affect the business and its operations. Looking into economics, international dimensions, nature and competition.

Managing and using finance

This module covers key areas of accounting, as seen from a business perspective. It explains how accountancy can inform and guide management decisions.

Maximising resources to achieve business success

An organisation that fails to dedicate sufficient attention to its use of resources will prove to be unprofitable over time. By being observant and prudent, any organisation can achieve significant gains from the management of its resources.

Quantitative skills

On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

Basic accounting

On completion of this module, learners will understand accounts and how they can be used to give insight into the health of the organisation.

Budgetary control

This module aims to explain methods of financial control using budgets. This includes development and implementation of departmental budgets, which are combined to form a master budget.

Financial performance

This module aims to demonstrate how financial performance can be assessed in organisations. This includes the use of financial statements, and accounting standards. It also examines ways for raising finance over different periods of time.

Financial ratios

This module aims to demonstrate the application and meaning of the commonly used financial ratio. This includes examining liquidity, solvency, gearing and profitability.

Financial statements

This module aims to describe the preparation and presentation of the three financial statements. This includes the accounting concepts used.

Further ratios

This module aims to demonstrate how to determine financial efficiency. This includes understanding debt repayment capacity and investment appraisal. Using this knowledge, learners will be able to assess the likely of future financial success.

Level 5 module listing

The entrepreneurial manager

What is an entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

Organisation structures

Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organisational structure.

Practical accounting analysis

Learners will complete exercises in accounts throughout this module to understand what they are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.

Business planning and goal setting

What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

Politics and business

Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.

Business law

Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.

Managing in today’s world

Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

Performance management

Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.

Marketing and sales planning

Learners will analyse how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

Quantitative skills

On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

Career path

Successful completion of the undergraduate level 4 (Accounting and Finance) and level 5 (Extended Diploma in Management) and final year of an accredited undergraduate degree programme will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in marketing, accounting, human resources,management or business consultancy.

Having access to all lectures 24/7 was great, as it allowed me to study any time and anywhere..

Amir Vakili

Level 4&5 Business Management