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Accounting AAT Level 4 Diploma

This Level 4 course is the final part of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) training programme, and will develop your accountancy skills to a high level. On successful completion of this course you can apply to become a full member of the AAT professional body, and use the designatory letters MAAT. You can also progress on to higher level professional accountancy qualifications, and may be eligible for exemption from the foundation stage exams of all the UK chartered accountancy bodies (ICAEW, CIMA and ACCA).

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Entry requirements

In order to begin this course you will need an AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accountancy. Entry will also be subject to a successful interview.

Course content

During this course you will study a range of topics, including:

  • Financial statements of limited cCompanies
  • Manage Accounting Budgeting
  • Management Accounting decision and Control
  • Synoptic Assessment
  • Personal tax
  • Business tax.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed throughout the study programme, via both computer-based assessments and computer-based examinations.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of this study programme you can progress into employment as an Accounting Techinicain who are skilled staff employed in jobs ranging from clerks to accounts department managers. They are increasingly required in industry and commerce, so if you have AAT qualifications at any level your career prospects will be excellent. You could also continue your studies by progressing on to the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), or the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA).

Additional information

Additional independent study outside of College will be regularly expected. The professional examinations require a high standard of preparation and considerable commitment if success is to be achieved. In addition to the course fees you will also be required to pay a resource fee of up to approximately £200 to cover the costs of books and approximately £100 for AAT membership.

Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans

Course information & how to apply/book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
60 weeks 05/09/2018 Wed 9.00 am - 4.30 pm Launch our fee calculatorLaunch our fee calculator Cauldwell Street E1730S1 Apply
60 weeks 05/09/2018 Wed, Thu 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm Launch our fee calculatorLaunch our fee calculator Cauldwell Street E1730S2 Apply

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

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If you’re aged 19 or over on the start date of your chosen course, you can apply for a loan to cover the tuition fees for some Level 3+ qualifications. There’s also nothing to pay back until you’ve completed your course and you’re earning over £21,000 per year!

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