Accounting & Professional Studies

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - B127

Hamilton Campus Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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The Advanced Diploma in Accounting is the second stage of the full AAT qualification. It is a professional course which will give you the skills to excel at a wide range of accounting and finance jobs.

Course Details

On the advanced diploma you are introduced to more advanced bookkeeping and final accounts preparation. You will also learn: Costing aspects of management accounting Professional Ethics for accountants How to prepare VAT returns How to use financial spreadsheets The qualification is approximately equivalent to A level

Entry Guidelines
AAT Level 2 Diploma in Accounting and Business
Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Membership Fees - £101 Educational Visits - Approx. £60 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021 Appropriate office/business clothing to be worn. Guidance can be given if requested.

Assessment Method

By computer based assessments

Additional Information

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities. We will provide these for your use whilst in College, but to enhance your learning experience further we require you to have AAT membership (The Association of Accounting Technicians). Do you need support with the cost of this?

  • Admin Fee £41 (one off payment)
  • Membership Fee £90 - to be paid yearly

Please be aware that criminal offences, bankruptcy and IVAs will affect your application for membership with the AAT — see course leader for further details

Text books for this course are to be purchased they are not included in the course fees

Initial unit exams are included in the course fees — exam resits are an extra cost

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?
Progression to AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting

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Starting 5th September 2022 - Ending - 27th June 2023

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Hamilton Campus
Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 Hamilton Campus

If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1860.00

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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