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Management Accounting: Decision and Control - Level 4 AAT Module (Day)

Higher Education

Course Overview

This course aims to enable candidates to obtain a Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4 qualification with 56 QCF Credits, through the Association of Accounting Technicians professional qualification AQ2016.

Course Content

Completion of the required six modules will enable learners to achieve the AAT Level 4  Diploma in accounting.  This course will help 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:

 Mandatory Units

Management Accounting – Decision & Control (MDCL) 

Management Accounting - Budgeting (MABU

Financial Statements of Limited Companies (FSLC)

Accounting Systems & Control (ISYS) (Synoptic Only)     

Synoptic Assessment (PDSY)

  • Management Accounting – Decision & Control
  • Management Accounting - Budgeting
  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Accounting Systems & Control


Plus 2 Option Unit (any 2 from 5) BCOT will ONLY run Personal tax and Credit Management

  • Personal Tax (PLTX)
  • Credit Management (CDMT)
  • Business Tax
  • External auditing
  • Cash & Treasury Management

The Decision & Control 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 professional@bcot.ac.uk 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.

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Course Outline

Course Code: JRBC002
Study Mode: Higher Education
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 12/01/2023
Day & Time: Thu
Duration: 12 Weeks
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