Professional diploma in accounting


The Professional Diploma (sometimes known as Level 4) comprises three core modules, a synoptic assessment and two optional units from a choice of five. Once completed alongside six months relevant work experience, you will be able to apply for AAT full membership (MAAT).


  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  • Professional Synoptic
  • Business Tax
  • Personal Tax
  • Credit Management
  • External Auditing
  • Cash and Treasury Management

Key Facts

  • Classroom or¬†blended learning
  • Students must complete the Advanced Diploma in Accounting first
  • Takes between 1 year & 18¬†months to complete
  • Compulsory modules: Financial Statements, Budgeting, Management Accounting, Decision and Control & the Professional Synoptic
  • Optional modules (choose 2): Business Tax, Personal Tax, Credit Management, External Auditing, Cash and Treasury Management