AAT Diploma in Accounting


The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the only professional awarding body dedicated to the education, development, regulation and support of accounting technicians, giving professional recognition and membership to all appropriately qualified accounting finance staff. AAT looks after the professional interest of their members, facilitating progressions, continuing professional development (CPD) and raising standard.
Supported and sponsored by the Charted Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA), and the Institute of
Chartered Accounts of Scotland (ICAS), AAT have over 124,000 student members, affiliates, full and fellow members worldwide.

AAT Qualification is organized into three levels:

  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma In Accounting
  • AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting

Course Structure

Duration: 1.5 years
Admission Requirements:
(I) THREE passes at GCE O’level/SSC including
Accounting and English or Mathematics OR
(ii) Be over the age of 21 years with 2 years
experience in an accounting related job AND Pass
in GCE O’level/SSC
AND
Language Requirement
Pass in GCE O’level /IGCSE English Language or equivalent or a pass in English Language test conducted by MNU.
Semester 1

  • Accounts Preparation
  • Professional Ethics
  • Costs and Revenues
  • Indirect Tax

Semester 2

  • Prepare final accounts for sole traders & partnership
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Financial Statements
  • Budgeting

Semester 3

  • Financial Performance
  • Internal Control & Accounting Systems
  • 2 Electives

Elective subjects

  • Cash Management
  • Credit Control
  • Business Tax
  • Personal Tax
  • External Auditing