Accounting and Finance Level 4

Course Code

OBS036

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Boost your knowledge of accounting and finance from home and achieve a Level 4 in Accounting and Finance.

  • 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 level 4 course gives you the equivalent of the first year of an undergraduate degree 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.

This course provides you with the equivalent skills and education of the first two years of an undergraduate degree, at a pace that suits you.

Join over 100,000 other students who chose to improve their education and boost their employability through distance learning.

Course Duration

Up to five years.

Course Outcome

You will receive an ATHE Level 4 in Accounting and Finance.

Entry Requirements

You must be at least 18 years of age and have completed secondary education.

Assessment

Online assessments and written assignments.

Course content

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Extra info

Assessment

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 via distance learning which means you are in control of your learning. Study when and where you choose and at a pace that suits you.
Throughout the duration of your studies, you will have access to one-to-one Skype sessions with your tutor, interactive and informative webinars and an online social learning forum to help you along your journey.

Course Outcomes

This course is taught via Online Business School.
Upon completion of this course, students will receive an ATHE Level 4 in Accounting and Finance. This qualification is fully regulated by Ofqual.
The Level 4 modules and assessments are equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. On completion of this course, students will be able to progress onto a final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree programme or equivalent.

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