Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance
|Qualification Title||Diploma in Accounting and Finance|
|QCF / RQF / EQF Level||7|
This qualification is SCQF credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The SCQF is a partnership between the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), College Development Network, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and Universities Scotland.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance offers those learners with relevant experience, and/or an honours degree supported by aptitude/potential, the knowledge and skills they need to be operationally effective in a career in the fields of accounting and finance. For those learners that have prior experience in accounting and finance and who also possess a professional qualification, the pathway through this programme will develop their professional competence.
The programme has been produced to conform to the requirements of UK regulatory authorities and the relevant Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.
The Diploma in Accounting and Finance consists of the following six units:
|Unit Title||SCQF Level||SCQF Credit Points|
|Ethical Behaviour and Corporate Governance||11||20|
|Strategy and Global Finance||11||20|
|Strategic Financial Management||11||20|
Holders of this qualification can join a variety of UK degree programmes at an advanced stage. Degree top-up programmes can be delivered in the UK, locally, or by-distance/online. Contact us for more information.
Professional Body Recognition
This Diploma is recognised by the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA), an Ofqual-recognised awarding body and a globally-recognised professional membership body.
Holders of the EduQual Diploma can now apply for Associate Financial Accountant(AFA) membership status of the IFA, enjoying a significantly reduced membership fee. Click here for a list of benefits.
Holders of the EduQual Diploma in Accounting and Finance (SCQF level 11) can now obtain exemptions from four (of six) examinations from the AIA Certificate in Accountancy. This certificate is the first stage of the AIA Professional Accountancy Qualification.