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OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Accounting and finance is a specialised branch of accounting that keeps track of a company’s financial transactions. Using standardised guidelines, the transactions are recorded, summarised, and presented in a financial report or financial statement such as an income statement or a balance sheet.

it’s important to point out that the purpose of OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business  qualification is not to report the value of a company. Rather, its purpose is to provide enough information for others to assess the value of a company for themselves.

The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

6 Month

9 Month

The programme is available in 2 delivery modes:

  • Online
  • Blended Learning
  • In class

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification, learners must possess:
• Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
• Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
• Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.


Unit Ref. No. Mandatory unit title Credit GLH TQT
R/617/3292 The Accountant’s Environment 20 80 200
L/617/3291 Quantitative Methods 20 80 200
J/617/3290 Financial Accounting 20 80 200
R/617/3289 Management Accounting 20 80 200
L/617/3288 Management Concepts and Practice 20 80 200
J/617/3287 Business Economics 20 80 200

Learners completing the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business will allow progress to:


  • OTHM Level 5 Diplomas, including the Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification.
  • The Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)
  • learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme. For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.

Assessment is via assignment submission

No Exams

This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (Othm)

Single Payment

 Monthly Payment breakdown

Intial Deposit     ( including registration)

6 Monthly instalments



£ 250

£ 158