For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification, learners must possess: An honors degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification. Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme). Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course. English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page in this website.
The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification. Investment Analysis (20 credits, Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance (20 credits, Global Finance and Strategy (20 credits), Strategic Financial Management (20 credits), Strategic Audit (20 credits), Corporate Reporting (20 credits. The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning. The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 7 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Masterâ€™s Degrees, Integrated Masterâ€™s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates.
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the center and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. To achieve a â€˜passâ€™ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor. The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learnersâ€™ overall achievement has been arrived at.