Diploma in Management Accounting - Level 4

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 45 Guided Learning Hours (45)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 16 Number of Modules 16
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What Will I Learn?

Gain a clear understanding of your job role in management accounting and what it entails.
Become an expert at producing financial statements and learn about trial balance.
Learn about bookkeeping and how to record transactions.
Gain an understanding of commonly used accounting concepts.
Learn about non-current assets and intangible assets.
Learn how to identify and rectify errors.


The goal of management accounting is to provide managers with financial information in order to enable them to manage an organisation more effectively. The Diploma in Management Accounting – Level 4 course is perfect for individuals working in management accounting and involved in a series of decision making activities. Management accounting will enable decision makers to control their part of the decision making so that the desired plan comes to fruition.  Accounting is central to any organisation and you rarely hear of an organisation without an accounting department or even a single accountant. Management accounting is needed for most organisations to function, grow and succeed. It is a marketable qualification that will make your academic career attractive to potential employers.

The course will cover key management accounting topics including linear programming, budgeting techniques, budgetary control and cost accounting. Gaining in-depth knowledge in these key topics will enable learners to manage finances within the organisation with the objective of enhancing business performance.

The Diploma in Management Accounting – Level 4 will develop your knowledge and enable learners to make decisions in and gain an understanding in how to plan and control cash flows, how to best use the working capital and how to make capital investment decisions. Students learning finance and accounting will find this course highly useful in taking their academic knowledge to the next level.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

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  • Who is this Course aimed at?
  • Entry Requirement
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Accredited Body (Accreditation)
  • Progression and Career Path
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
  • Accounts Officer
  • Management Accountant, Accounts Executive
  • Students in the Accounting field
  • Business Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Anyone who is looking to gain a knowledge and skills in Management Accounting
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
In order to complete the Diploma in Management Accounting – Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course). Course Code: QLS-04464

Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Quality Licence Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Quality Licence Scheme also offers qualifications for all ages and abilities all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

With this certificate in your CV, you are sure to stand apart from the others in the job market to secure a lucrative job role in management accounting. You can also use this certificate to advance onto the other related courses or to make substantial progress in your career. Following are some of the job roles this certificate will help you secure, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner,

  • Accountant – £28,565 per annum
  • Management Accountant – £32,165 per annum
  • Tax Accountant  - £29,001 per annum
  • Accounts Assistant – £18,883 per annum
  • Accounts Executive – £22,243 per annum
  • Staff Accountant – £24,115 per annum
  • Accounting Assistant – £20,352 per annum
  • Accounting Clerk – £17,609 per annum
  • Accounts Payable Clerk – £19,801 per annum
  • Bookkeeper – £20,796 per annum
Other Benefits
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Common Career Paths For Management Accountant

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Absorption and marginal costing
Absorption and marginal costing
2: Profit Reconciliation and Joint Costing
Profit Reconciliation and Joint Costing
3: Activity Based Costing and Throughput Costing
Activity Based Costing and Throughput Costing
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4: Costs and decision making
Costs and decision making
5: Break even Analysis
Break even Analysis
6: Linear Programming
Linear Programming
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7: Budgeting Techniques
Budgeting Techniques
8: Budgetary Control
Budgetary Control
9: Variance Analysis -Standard Costing
Variance Analysis -Standard Costing
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10: Variance Analysis - Standard Throughput Costing
Variance Analysis – Standard Throughput Costing
11: Variance Analysis – Yield
Variance Analysis – Yield
12: Cost Accounting in the Modern Organisation
Cost Accounting in the Modern Organisation
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13: Regression Analysis
Regression Analysis
14: Moving Averages
Moving Averages
15: Uncertainty in Analysis
Uncertainty in Analysis
16: Appendix Formulas
Appendix Formulas
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    Noel Ferdinanz

    November 30, 2018
    Excellent Experience

    I found my course to be very challenging, yet rewarding. The material was interesting and prompted wider reading around the subject, and helped me to expand my understanding. Overall, this course was an excellent experience for my professional development.

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