Diploma in Accounting and Finance (SCQF Level 11)
|Qualification Title||Diploma in Accounting and Finance|
|QCF / RQF / EQF Level *||7|
* Equivalent level. See Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries for a comparison of the UK and European Qualifications Frameworks.
This qualification is SCQF credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). See the SCQF website for the full list of SCQF credit-rated EduQual qualifications.
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 EduQual 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.
Click here to read the Programme Specification for the EduQual Diploma in Accounting and Finance.
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|
Support materials are available to all of our approved centres, including full Programme and Unit specifications, and model assignments.
|Degree||Advanced Standing (Credits) *||Awarded By||Delivery|
|MSc Accounting and Finance||120||University of Northampton||London School of Marketing
|MSc Accounting and Finance||120||University of Northampton||University of Northampton
(Face-to-Face or Distance Learning)
* Advanced Standing refers to the number of credits that learners can receive towards a degree.
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.