Level 4

Management Accounting - Decision and Control

Duration

16 weeks

Location

Rush Green Campus

Starting

Jan 2022

Audience

Adult 19+
Higher Education

Prepare to be a valuable member of any management accounting finance team with this AAT accredited module.

You'll develop your advanced level costing principles and use statistical techniques and standard costing to improve performance.

This module can be studied in isolation to build you knowledge in this specific area, or studied alongside other AAT accredited modules, to lead to an AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.

Other modules available include:

You’ll need to complete all modules to be awarded the full AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.

This module is accredited by:

By the end of this module you'll be able to:

  • Analyse a range of costing techniques to support the management accounting function of an organisation
  • Calculate and use standard costing to improve performance
  • Demonstrate a range of statistical techniques to analyse business information.
  • Use appropriate financial and non-financial performance techniques to aid decision making
  • Evaluate a range of cost management techniques to enhance value and aid decision making.

Successful completion of this module will be assessed via online assessments.

You'll need to have completed the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting at Level 3 to study on this programme.

Tutors are qualified accountants with years of experience in industry and in delivering AAT qualification courses.

Work experience can help develop your skills and improve your job prospects for the future.

We'll support students looking for placements.

To be awarded the full AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting you'll need to have completed all course modules. Other modules offered at Barking & Dagenham College include:

Successful completion of the full AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting gives you a variety of career options.

You can move into employment in fields such as Forensic Accounting or Corporate Finance, or specialise in taxation or insolvency.

If you want to continue your studies, you may be able to jump onto the 2nd year of accounting degree programmes of some Universities.

Whatever you choose, you can apply for full AAT membership. This will boost your employment opportunities.

You could also progress to study for Chartered and Certified Accountancy qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA or ICAEW.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.