This qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy and finance. The purpose of the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting is to provide students with the specialist knowledge and skills required for progressing either to employment in an accounting or finance role, or to enable progression to further study in accountancy and finance. This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.
5 unit exams, each with a pass mark of 70% plus an additional spreadsheets assessment which is pass/fail. Marks gained on these exams are then collated and an overall percentage for the course is calculated. This percentage is converted into a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade.
If this is your first level 3 qualification, then this course is free. A full level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or 2 A levels.
Otherwise, the fee for this course is £2573, covering tuition and one attempt at each assessment. Our team in Student Finance can answer any questions relating to payment of course fees - please call the main college number and ask to be directed to them. The advanced learner loan is available for this course, information can be found here: http://www.sheffcol.ac.uk/student-support/19-advanced-loans
We have partnered with Mindful Education (http://www.mindful-education.co.uk) to deliver this course through our Online and On Campus blended model. Online video lectures are available on demand, and can be viewed from your phone, tablet or computer, meaning you can choose how, when and where you want to study. Each lesson lasts around 45 minutes and is accompanied by animations and motion graphics to bring concepts to life. Exercises, interactive case studies and analytical tools help to enhance the learning experience further.
On campus (all based at City campus - S2 2RL)
Upon completion of the online lessons you benefit from weekly academic support sessions – without having to commit to attending multiple evenings/whole days each week. An experienced college tutor will discuss and reinforce what you have learnt during your online study and will be on hand to provide guidance on progress and assessment. Discussion and debate with classmates will help you apply theories to situations you face in the workplace.
Classes due to start in 2021-22