Overview

The continuous employment opportunity in the accounting and finance market has allowed finance professionals to have an excellent career. Hence, the Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance would assist the learners in developing in-depth technical and non-technical knowledge and skills, which in turn would lead to the attainment of an exceptional career in finance. Besides, the course will cover the financial strategies used to manage the latest changes happening in the market. Moreover, knowledge with regard to practical, theoretical and market issues would be imparted, thereby preparing the learners to confront and cope with a variety of circumstances in the field. In addition, it would contain information related to the financial and accounting practices followed locally and nationally. The Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance can be done by those who plan to have a career in the financial field. Besides, the course would provide employment opportunities related to roles like Charted Accountant, Auditor, Financial Accountant, Financial Consultant, Financial Planner, Management Accountant, and so forth. In addition, the individuals working in the financial sector presently can do this course to facilitate advancement in career. Likewise, the course has enough information that would prepare the learners to establish and operate a business created by them.

About Awarding Body

IBT is an awarding body which offers business and management programs that meets the 21st century corporate needs. The high-quality vocational qualifications offered by the Institute ensures that the learners attain enhanced knowledge and skills in the specific field. In addition, the IBT provides assistance to the accredited centres as part of maintaining the quality and standard of the programs offered to the students. The regular monitoring helps the accredited centres in improving the quality of the teaching periodically.

IBT is one of the institution in the UK which offers flexible, professional, and customer-focused management programs to the learners. Attaining the IBT qualification will help the learners in enhancing career opportunities in the corporate sector.

IBT’s Vision and Mission

IBT’s vision is to promote valuable and high-quality vocational qualifications which meet the 21st-century employer and learner needs. The institute strives in maintaining the quality of the programs through offering flexible and advanced support to the accredited centres.

Entry requirements

The learners belonging to a higher age group would require no less than 4 years’ of working experience. In addition, a bachelor degree in finance and accounting, or similar educational qualification is necessary for entry into Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance. Furthermore, two years of work experience in finance and accounting, accompanied by a Level 5 Diploma in Business is a condition for entry. Likewise, learners joining from abroad nations are required to attend an English exam and pass the IELTS exam or similar exam with a score of 6.0 or more. Besides, the learners can do this by appearing at any of the IBT’s approved centres as well as according to their convenience.

Qualification structure

Unit Ref. No. Unit title Credit
DAF701 Strategic Auditing 20
DAF702 Analysis of investments 20
DAF703 Global Finance and Strategy 20
DAF704 Corporate Financial Reporting 20
DAF705 Corporate Governance and CSR 20
DAF706 Financial Management 20

Assessment

The assessment will be carried out internally for all units. All the performances are evaluated by coursework. This may include staff observations, practical projects and production of portfolios. There is no formal examination for any of the units.

Learners will assess by their course work and assignments. Students will make sure to meet up the assessment criteria attached with each unit to the appropriate standard for the level of the unit.

Diploma certificate will be awarded following to the candidate's course work. This provided only after the checking and verification of qualified tutor and the confirmation of an external verifier. Candidate must pass all the seven units to get awarded and also a minimum of 40% marks in each unit.

Progression

Further to the completion of Level 7, Level 8 of the Diploma in Accounting and Finance can be done by the learners. In addition, the Level 7 course would grant easy access to some of the best Universities worldwide and those in the UK as well. Besides, the learners can take advantage of the employment opportunities in the area of finance and accounting that are available in the market. Additionally, the learners can establish a financial business in any market as per their interest.

Delivery Method

The communication and learning will be conveyed through the approved centres of IBT Qualifications via Blended and Online. The student can select one of the IBT Qualification’s approved centres so that they will be able to attain benefits like tutor support and studying with other learners.

Leaners can also choose to study with one of IBT Qualifications’ Distance Learning providers who deliver courses through Blended Learning and Online, so that course can be finished at their own pace. This suits those who perhaps have family or work commitments. This may also be an option for you if you do not live near to one of our accredited centres.

There are IBT Qualifications Distance Learning providers who deliver courses through online and Blended learning, so that learners can complete their course at their own pace. The leaners also have the option to choose any of the IBT Qualifications Distance Learning providers to enroll. This will help those who are working and have family commitments and this type of learning facility will suit for those who are not living near to any of our accredited centres.

Learning Objectives/ Benefits of the course

It would facilitate the building of leadership, teamwork, decision-making, problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and so on. Furthermore, it would help assess the financial condition of the company and the market in which the companies are functioning. In addition, the learners would be capable of performing financial and statistical analysis which would enable them to manage the market demand and financial situation of the company. Besides, the application of learned skills, business models, modern strategic management methods, and so forth would be possible. Additionally, it would empower innovative, lateral and critical thinking, which will help with resolving challenges in the financial and accounting management. Likewise, they would be competent in participating in environmental activities, managing social and corporate governance issues and suggest new resolutions to difficult financial issues.

What is included

  • A dedicated tutor for individual students to help and provide suggestions throughout the course.
  • Provide formative assessment with formative feedback will be supporting the learner to improve the achievements.
  • A comprehensive e-library is containing prescribed study materials and reference books for online reading.
  • Our online learning platform will provide all of the assessment materials.
  • Platform independent accessibility of Online learning portal, ASML delivers the course straight to the student’s smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop through which will enable them to study at their convenience.

Level of attainment

Learners who meet the requirements for the qualification will be awarded a pass. The qualification itself is not graded. For each unit learners will be marked out of 100 and will be graded as follows.

A+ 75% + Higher Distinction
A 65% - 74% Distinction
B 50% - 64% Merit
C 40% - 49% Pass
D 30% - 39% Marginal Fail
D 15% - 29% Fail (Grade, copy from IBT)

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