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Professional Synoptic Preparation - Level 4 AAT Module (Day)

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.

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 Internal control and accounting systems module covers:

  • Understand the role of accounting within an organisation
  • Understand the importance and use of internal control systems
  • Evaluate the accounting system and identify areas for improvement
  • Conduct an ethical evaluation of the accounting systems
  • Conduct a sustainability evaluation of the accounting system
  • Make recommendations to improve the accounting system

Including core unit detail which will be assessed in the synoptic assessment  

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 the production of a written 4000 word assessment to be completed over a specified time period by way of in-class and blended learning.

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.

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


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Course Outline

Course Code: JRBC003
Study Mode: Higher Education
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 28/04/2022
Day & Time: Thu
Duration: 11 Weeks
Tuition Fees: £328.00
Exam Fees: £54.00
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