OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business

 Qualification Number: 603/3805/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Accounting and finance are at the very heart of business operations. From banking to manufacturing, from huge service industries to micro businesses, the ability to manage, plan and account for money is still the ultimate measure of business success and the key driver of growth.

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is to provide learners with an understanding of accounting and business in the broader business context, and to provide them with the practical, industry-focused skills to manage business finances, budgets and cash flow effectively, and to play a key role in business growth.

EQUIVALENCES:

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE:

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

KEY FACTS:

  • Qualification Title: OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business
  • Ofqual Reference Number: 603/3805/2
  • Course Start Date: January, April, June, September
  • Total Credit Value: 120 credits
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 1200 Hours
  • Language of Assessment: English
  • Overall Grading Type: Pass or Fail

COURSE DURATION

  • 9 month

COURSE DELIVERY

  • Online
  • Flexible Distributed Learning

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

COURSE CONTENT 

 

Unit Ref. No.

 

Mandatory Units

Credit

GLH

 

TQT

R/617/3292

The Accountant’s Environment

20

80

200

L/617/3291

Quantitative Methods

20

80

200

J/617/3290

Financial Accounting

20

80

200

R/617/3289

Management Accounting

20

80

200

L/617/3288

Management Concepts and Practice

20

80

200

J/617/3287

Business Economics

20

80

200

 ASSESSMENT:

  • The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

ACCREDITATION

  • The programme is awarded OTHM - an awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator - OfQual.

HOW TO REGISTER/ ENROL?

To make an application to the course please email the below documents to admissions@citycollegeoxford.co.uk

  • Complete Applications Form
  • Passport
  • Previous qualifications
  • CV
  • Personal Statement

FEE STRUCTURE AND PAYMENT PLANS

  • Contact us for the fees and the payment plan

PROGRESSION

Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 5 Diplomas, including the Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification. The Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

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