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Sale! Accounting and Finance Level 4 – Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Finance

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Are you looking to pursue a career in accounting, or even further your knowledge in the field? Then this Accounting and Finance Level 4 course could be just for you. By diving into accounting from a business management point of view, you'll learn how accounting can help management to make decisions.

  • Develop your knowledge of how to look at accounting from a business perspective and understand how accounting can help management to make decisions.
  • Learn more about the basics of accounting and the budgetary controls available such as developing budgets for each department.
  • Understand how to assess the financial performance of an organisation can be assessed.
  • Study commonly used financial ratios such as liquidity, solvency and gearing, as well as how they can be used to determine the financial efficiency.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

This ATHE Level 4 course gives you the equivalent of the first year of an undergraduate degree in accounting and finance. For those who want to broaden their knowledge in accounting, it has been designed to develop the essential understanding and skills needed to understand the accountancy and tax regulatory environment, what is expected of a professional accountant, and the operation requirements to succeed in accounting and finance.

It is ideal for:

  • Students who want to develop their accounting and finance knowledge.
  • Learners that want to go onto university and further learning.
  • Those aspiring to work or progress their career in accounting, finance or bookkeeping.

Future career options:

  • Chartered accountant
  • Finance manager
  • Management accounant
  • External auditor
  • Forensic accountant
  • Stockbroker
  • Internal auditor
  • Business analyst

Join over 120,000 other students who chose to improve their education and boost their employability through distance learning.

Course duration

Up to five years.

Course outcome

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Finance (610/0796/1).

Entry requirements

You must be at least 18 years of age to enrol on this course, as well as having already completed secondary education.


Online assessments and written assignments.

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Extra info


This course is assessed through online assessments and written assignments. Once you have completed each module, you will be provided with an online assessment of 30 multiple-choice questions to complete.

Once each module and online assessment is completed you will be provided with the details for each written assessment. Each assessment is between 3000 – 5000 words long.

Course duration

You will have access to your course and materials for five years. This is more than enough time to give you the flexibility to work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Each module contains 40 guided learning hours of study material, and an additional 30-50 hours of optional materials are also provided. These include resources such as exercises, additional reading, internet resources and self-testing exercises.

Study method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or online, depending on the study method you choose. If you choose to study online, your login details will be emailed to you. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away.

One-to-one Skype sessions with your tutor will be provided, as well as interactive and informative webinars. Students can also get help from a community of students/tutors in an online social learning forum to help along the journey.

Course outcomes

This course is taught via Online Business School. Upon completion of this course, students will receive a Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Finance – 610/0796/1. This qualification is fully regulated by Ofqual.

The Level 4 modules and assessments are equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree.

Awarding body

Qualifi are recognised as an awarding organisation (AO) by Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Their qualifications meet the demands of employers and learners both vocationally and academically. Qualifi allow learners to achieve degrees and masters degrees through their progression routes with universities.

What next?

Upon completion of the Accounting and Financing Level 4 course, you will be able to progress onto a final year of an accredited undergraduate degree programme or equivalent. Not only that, but you can also decide to move up and complete the Level 5 Accounting and Financing course.

Take a read of our ‘How to Become an Accountant‘ career guide.


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