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Accounting and Finance Level 4 & 5


Kick-start your Accounting & Finance journey with Globally Recognized Level 4 & 5 Degree from ATHE. Progress onto University final Year.


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The Undergraduate Level 4 (Accounting and Finance) and Level 5 (Extended Diploma in Management) are a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree in Finance and Accounting, which can either be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning.

The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree. The Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree.

This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules (120 credits) and 10 Level 5 modules (120 credits); each level also includes 10 written assignments. If a student decides to only study at Level 4, they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course.

Each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.

If you decide to top up to a full undergraduate degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus, costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.

Northampton University

BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up 
BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up 

University of Derby

Undergraduate Top up to BA 

University of Sunderland – On Campus

BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 )

University of Bolton 

BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £10,250, duration 2 semesters

Anglia Ruskin University

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year) 

BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up) 

Edinburgh Napier University

BA in Business Management (Top-Up)
BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) 
BA in Sales Management (Top-Up) 

Buckinghamshire New University 

BA (Hons) Top-up

Coventry University 

BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management

Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Please enquire for top up prices for Southern Cross University

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Undergraduate Top up to BA

To enroll onto the level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the level 5 course, you must have attained a level 4 or equivalent.

Students and applicants at UR have the option of transferring credits toward their degree programs at UR.


Paying For School

This program does not charge students for their educational instruction, course materials, or annual enrollment. It does charge modest fees for application and examination processing. The current fee schedule is as follows:

Application Fee - $100

The Application Fee is non-refundable and must be submitted by the applicant along with the application for admission. The Application Fee does not include any additional fees that may be required for third-party evaluation.


Students are required to pay an Assessment Fee of only $600 USD for Each Semester 


The estimated total fees for Level 4 & 5 are as follows: $2,400 USD for 4 Semester

 

Cancellation Policy

Students have the right to cancel their Enrollment Agreement at any time and are not charged any Assessment Fees during the first seven days of enrollment or prior to the first day of classes. A student’s notice of cancellation must be received by the University in writing via email to [email protected]. Notice of cancellation is effective if it shows that the student no longer wishes to be bound by the Enrollment Agreement or to continue his or her attendance at the University. The notice of cancellation is effective five days after the time the University receives the notification of the cancellation. During this time, the student may notify the University that he or she no longer wishes to cancel his or her enrollment.

 

Refund Policy

Students who drop or withdraw from a course within the required deadline are not required to pay the Assessment Fee. 
 
The Application Fee is nonrefundable except in instances when applicants withdraw their application for admission before an admissions decision is made. Applicants may write a formal request for a refund of the Application Fee to their personal advisor. If approved, refunds will be available to the applicant within 30 days of the submission of the formal request and the refund will be issued using the same payment method used by the applicant to pay the fee. 
 
Students who remain in their course beyond the course withdrawal deadline are not eligible for a refund of the Assessment Fee. The Assessment Fee is only refundable in instances where the University has canceled a student's course or if the student’s work was not assessed at all during the course.





Program Requirements

Level 4 Module

The business environment

Explore issues outside of the business that may affect the business and its operations. Looking into economics, international dimensions, nature and competition.

Managing and using finance

This module covers key areas of accounting, as seen from a business perspective. It explains how accountancy can inform and guide management decisions.

Maximising resources to achieve business success

An organisation that fails to dedicate sufficient attention to its use of resources will prove to be unprofitable over time. By being observant and prudent, any organisation can achieve significant gains from the management of its resources.

Quantitative skills

On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

Basic accounting

On completion of this module, learners will understand accounts and how they can be used to give insight into the health of the organisation.

Budgetary control

This module aims to explain methods of financial control using budgets. This includes development and implementation of departmental budgets, which are combined to form a master budget.

Financial performance

This module aims to demonstrate how financial performance can be assessed in organisations. This includes the use of financial statements, and accounting standards. It also examines ways for raising finance over different periods of time.

Financial ratios

This module aims to demonstrate the application and meaning of the commonly used financial ratio. This includes examining liquidity, solvency, gearing and profitability.

Financial statements

This module aims to describe the preparation and presentation of the three financial statements. This includes the accounting concepts used.

Further ratios

This module aims to demonstrate how to determine financial efficiency. This includes understanding debt repayment capacity and investment appraisal. Using this knowledge, learners will be able to assess the likely of future financial success.



Level 5 Module Listing


The entrepreneurial manager

What is an entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

Organization structures

Why are organizations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organizations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organizational structure.

Practical accounting analysis

Learners will complete exercises in accounts throughout this module to understand what they are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.

Business planning and goal setting

What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

Politics and business

Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.

Business law

Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.

Managing in today’s world

Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

Performance management

Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.

Marketing and sales planning

Learners will analyze how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

Quantitative skills

On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

Successful completion of the undergraduate level 4 (Accounting and Finance) and level 5 (Extended Diploma in Management) and final year of an accredited undergraduate degree programme will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in marketing, accounting, human resources, management or business consultancy.

To complete a degree program at University Road, students will need to have consistent access to a computer with a reliable internet connection. If students are working on a computer that is not their personal computer and are unable to save documents, it's important also to obtain an external drive. Because there are no mandatory video materials for University Road courses, this drive can be a simple USB drive. 

Most of the learning materials that students will be dealing with in their UR courses are compatible with Adobe PDF or Microsoft Office. Our learning platform, Moodle, can be accessed by the latest versions of IE, Safari, Opera, and Chrome, but we recommend that students use the latest version of Mozilla Firefox. Note also that although working through a mobile device is not recommended, it is an option. There is no need to purchase software to study at University Road. 

Note that whatever system students choose to use, all files shared with Course Instructors and classmates must be saved in either Microsoft-compatible formats or PDF format.

1. Is it available for students from every country?

Yes

2. How many hours per week?

15-20 hours per course per week.

3. How many students per class?

20-30.

4. Can students fail? Can students re-sit? How many times?

Yes, students can fail, and they are permitted to re-sit – once.

5. Are there opportunities for classes to meet in person?

The university Road does not facilitate face-to-face meetings as this would be impossible due to the global make-up of the classes.

6. How are students graded?

Students will be graded on performance on assignments that can include quizzes, discussion forum submissions, papers, case studies, projects, presentations, and more.

Cirtificate

Level 4 & 5 Degree from ATHE

  • Complete all courses to achieve this prestigious Level 4 & 5 from ATHE, the UK to jump-start your career.
  • Get access to the complete digital library of UR to research & write your dissertation
  • Earn a Level 3 & 4 degree which is recognized by OFQUAL, at 1/10th the cost of an offline program
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Roxana Pavel
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Paula Fletcher
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Peter Holden
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Ian Sutton
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Sara Namiq
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Farah Rammu
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The University Road Advantage

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Industry Mentors
  • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants, and graders
  • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalized feedback on improvement
Student Success Mentors
  • A dedicated Success Mentor is allocated to each student so as to ensure consistent progress
  • Success Mentors are your single point of contact for all your non-academic queries
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Q&A Forum
  • Timely doubt resolution by peers and Teaching Assistants on the Q&A forum
  • Personalized feedback on assignments and case studies
Expert Feedback
  • Personalized expert feedback on assignments and projects
  • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts
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Industry Networking
  • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
  • Group discussions
  • One-on-one discussions and feedback sessions with industry mentors

Career Impact



  • Career Counselling

    Get personalised career paths traced by experts to ascertain the best opportunities


  • Resume Feedback

    Obtain specific, personalised inputs on your resume structure and content


  • Interview Preparation

    Get unlimited mock interview sessions with hiring managers and receive detailed feedback

Admission Details


APPLICATION PROCESS

Candidates can apply to this program in 4 steps.



  • Complete Application

    Fill the application form.


  • Know eligibility

    Once you fill-up the application form, you will be evaluated based on your academic profile. You will see whether you are eligible or not.


  • Book your seat

    Upon showing eligibility, book your seat by paying application fees


  • Complete Payment

    Pay the tuition fees

ADMISSION COUNSELORS

We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who can guide you as you apply for this Data Science certification. They are available to:

  • Address questions related to your application
  • Provide guidance regarding financial aid (if required)
  • Help answer questions and understand the program


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