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Management Accounting: Decision & Control - Level 4 AAT Module

Higher Education

Course Overview

Completion of all six units in this course aims to enable candidates to obtain a Level 4 Diploma in Accounting qualification with 41-44 QCF Credits through the Association of Accounting Technicians professional qualification AQ2013.

Course Content

Completion of the required six modules will enable you to achieve the AAT Level 4 Diploma in accounting. This course will help you to gain career progression, provide a recognised professional qualification and act as a stepping stone to higher level Chartered (ACA) Certified (ACCA) or Management (CIMA) Accounting qualifications

Full AAT Level 4 Qualification requires:

Four Mandatory Modules:

  • Financial statements
  • Budgeting
  • Financial performance
  • Internal controls & accounting systems


Plus two units from the following:

  • Personal tax
  • Credit Control
  • Cash Management
  • Business tax
  • External auditing

The Financial Performance module covers:

  • Collate and analyse cost information from various sources
  • Be able to use standard costing to analyse performance
  • Be able to use appropriate techniques to measure performance and manage costs
  • Make suggestions for improving financial performance by monitoring and analysing information
  • Prepare performance reports for management

Entry Requirement

Applicants will usually have completed the Level 3 Diploma in accounting or other appropriate qualification. Students with appropriate vocational competence or other appropriate qualifications will be considered but an interview with the course tutor is required.


This unit will be assessed by way of a computerised examination. Successful completion of all exams will result in the qualification being awarded.

Where does this course lead to

Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma could lead to students being accepted onto the professional Accounting qualifications Chartered (ACA) Certified (ACCA) or Management (CIMA) Accounting.

How to Enrol

To enrol on this course please email with your contact details and attach your CV. The course tutor will contact you to discuss the course and will provide you with an enrolment code.

When you have the enrolment code you can enrol on-line by clicking the button below.

Course Outline

Course Code: JEBC011
Study Mode: Higher Education
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 05/12/2018
Duration: 12 Weeks
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £390.00)
Exam Fees: £45.00
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