EP Level 4
Diploma in Accounting Information Systems
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OverviewDiploma in Accounting Information Systems is designed to equip learners with necessary knowledge, understanding and book keeping skills with the specific use of technology in accounting systems. The qualification has been developed to provide knowledge and skills in the areas of accounting information systems, finance, people management and marketing which are essential for managing a business. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.
- Adult returners to education
- Individuals in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
- People who wish to start their own business
- Those who wish to pursue a career in a range of general business/management positions
The qualification has the following six units:
- Accounting Fundamentals
- Business Finance
- Cost Accounting
- Introduction to AIS
- Managing People and organisation
- Principles of Marketing
Credits: 6 Units x 20 credits = 120 credits
- Be 18 years or older at the beginning of the qualification
- Possess relevant RQF/NQF/QCF Level 3 Certificate/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent
- Be mature learners (over 21) with management experience (must check with the delivery centre regarding his/her experience prior to registering for the qualification)
- English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.
Learners are assessed via a range of assessment methods to ensure that all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria are met in a way that enhances their learning experience. The assessments will allow learners to demonstrate a clear grasp of the concepts and their ability to link theory to practice and to communicate clearly in the construction and engineering field at the appropriate level.
Although a variety of assessment methods may be used, the demands made on learners within and between centres must be comparable to ensure consistency of assessment. To achieve this qualification, all the learning outcomes are assessed by a combination of formative and summative assessments.
Assessment methods may include:
assignments | case studies | integrated work activities | group and individual presentations | projects | reports | time constrained tests | examinations | Viva Voce
All centre-marked assessments are subject to external verification to ensure that standards are maintained comparatively against internal and external benchmarks.