ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Accounting & Finance

ATHE LEVEL 7
Admissions Open for 2024
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Course Summary

The ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Accounting and Finance has been designed to enhance the advanced knowledge and skills required by senior finance professionals. Learners completing this qualification will be able to work strategically in finance at a corporate level. Areas of study include financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, management accounting, audit and compliance.

COURSE TYPE

Under Graduate

CATEGORY

Undergraduate 2 Year

LEARNING DELIVERY

Online/Face-to-Face

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Accounting & Finance

Why this course?

Gain a sound and coherent foundation in marketing, such that they will be able to define and execute practical marketing interventions that exist in professional practice.

Synthesize and critically evaluate theoretical frameworks of strategic marketing, business ethics, design, and innovation as applied to marketing.

Demonstrate an understanding of the practical value of these frameworks in a range of strategic business situations.

Evaluate a variety of creative approaches to product and service design, creativity and innovation that may contribute to organizational wealth.

Create frameworks for understanding and analyzing marketing processes in diverse organizational types, encountering different and changing marketing environments.

Develop practical research and analytical capabilities in the context of market-driven strategy and in particular in the formulation of value propositions in provider-customer relationships.

Review, modify, synthesize and apply transferable marketing concepts and skills in the management of product and market development, in particular from the strategic perspective.

Why this course?

Gain a sound and coherent foundation in marketing, such that they will be able to define and execute practical marketing interventions that exist in professional practice.

Synthesize and critically evaluate theoretical frameworks of strategic marketing, business ethics, design, and innovation as applied to marketing.

Demonstrate an understanding of the practical value of these frameworks in a range of strategic business situations.

Create frameworks for understanding and analyzing marketing processes in diverse organizational types, encountering different and changing marketing environments.

Develop practical research and analytical capabilities in the context of market-driven strategy and in particular in the formulation of value propositions in provider-customer relationships.

Review, modify, synthesize and apply transferable marketing concepts and skills in the management of product and market development, in particular from the strategic perspective.

Evaluate a variety of creative approaches to product and service design, creativity and innovation that may contribute to organizational wealth.

Course Modules

The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Strategy is a SCQF level 11 (RQF- equivalent Level 7) programme, and is abbreviated to BMS on the table below. The programme consists of 5 units, all of which are compulsory as shown:

 

Unit-1.
Strategic Management

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits: 20

Unit-2.
Strategic Financial Management

SCQF/RQF Level: 7/11
Credits: 20

Unit-3.
Change Management and Strategic Leadership

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 30

Unit-4.
Global Marketing

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 30

Unit-5.
Marketing for SME, Charity and the Public Sector

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 20

Total Credits: 120

Eligibility Criteria

Typical Age

This qualification is designed for learners who are typically aged 19 and above.
For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:
Qualifications
Language

For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

  • A first degree in Business, Management or related subjects or a level 6 qualification for example an ATHE Diploma in Management
  • Other equivalent international qualifications.
For those for whom English is not their first language we recommend the following standards of proficiency in English language skills or an approved equivalent for this qualification:

  • IELTs 5.5
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49

QAA Benchmark Statements

The EduQual Diploma in Business Marketing and Strategy is an SCQF Level 11/RQF equivalent Level 7 qualification and can be compared to the QAA Benchmark Statement (2015) on Master’s degrees in business and management (Type 1). For further information on this, please contact us at info@iimtstudies.co.uk.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL (sometimes referred to as APL) may be claimed by a learner in situations where: 1. The learner has already studied SCQF/RQF equivalent Level 7 units that meet the learning outcomes of the units of this programme. .
2.  The learner can also produce evidence to demonstrate how each of the assessment criteria have already been met.

In such a case, those matching units can be exempted from study, credits can be claimed, and the evidence supporting the RPL claim can be included in the learner’s portfolio of evidence when claiming the award.

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ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Accounting & Finance

National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Assessments in the form of management reports with a strong practical and professional orientation to the workplace will include:

Formative assessment will include:
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Peer review of work between individuals and groups.

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Material presented in class where clarity of argument, theoretical bases and evidence of depth of thought is supported with references to theory and currency of thought.

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Feedback in class situations on topics of current interest, and from textual material and research papers and articles.

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Evidence of the breadth of research may include internet sources where appropriate to the curriculum topics covered.

Summative assessment will be by assignment but the work needed may involve:
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Individual/group assessment

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Summative self-evaluation and critical reflection

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Written and/or oral forms of submission/presentation

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Case study evaluation for assignments

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Oral presentations both as groups and individuals

National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Assessments in the form of management reports with a strong practical and professional orientation to the workplace will include:

Formative assessment will include:
Summative assessment will be by assignment but the work needed may involve:

Course Details

To obtain the Level 7 Extended Diploma in Accounting and Finance learners must achieve all five mandatory units. For more information on this, please contact us at info@iimtstudies.co.uk.
 
Unit Name Unit Aims Credits Mandatory
Corporate Reporting for Strategic Business -Advanced The unit will ensure that students are able to examine corporate reporting from a number of perspectives, i.e. the preparer of corporate reports and from the perspective of a variety of different stakeholders such as finance providers. 20 Yes
Core Financial Management-Advanced This unit develops the students understanding of key financial management knowledge and skills and prepares them to advise management and/or clients on complex strategic financial management issues facing an organisation. The unit explores the role and responsibility of a senior executive or advisor in meeting competing needs of stakeholders within the business environment of multinationals. 20 Yes
Management for Strategic Performance -Advanced The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the strategic role of management accounting as a discipline for planning and controlling business performance to ensure strategic objectives can be set, monitored and controlled. The unit covers the impact of external factors on strategic management issues, such as macro-economic, fiscal, market and environmental impacts on performance. 20 Yes
UK Taxation for Business and Individuals The aims of this unit are to ensure that students have a detailed understanding of the techniques of the key aspects of taxation. It will extend the students’ knowledge of the tax system, together with their ability to apply that knowledge to the issues commonly encountered by individuals and businesses in the UK. 20 Yes
Audit and Compliance Advanced The aims of this unit are to ensure that students have a sound understanding of audit and assurance in practice. The unit begins with a review of the legal and regulatory environment and the need to comply with appropriate practice management techniques. 20 Yes

Additional Information

The learning outcomes will be achieved by the use of the following learning and teaching methods and strategies:

  • Learning and teaching situations such as lectures, tutorials and seminars
  • Live and simulated case studies
  • Independent and group activities (class and non-class based)
  • Speakers and subject specialists

The lectures & course material and assessments will be in English Language.

The faculties will be drawn from Corporate Sector & the Academy field.

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