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Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting (AAT)

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length38 Weeks
  3. Type of CoursePart Time
  4. Week Commencing02-09-2019
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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The Details

This course will expand on the knowledge learned in the level 2 programme and includes the following modules:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax (VAT)
  • Ethics for Accountants
  • Spreadsheets for Accounting.

    Four of the modules are assessed through supervised online exams, authorised and assessed by the AAT. There will also be a summative synoptic exam that covers all of the units.

    Other Important Info

  • Lessons are classroom-based and combine theory and practical work
  • Homework is set each week to be handed in and assessed by your tutor
  • The course fee does not include registration or renewal of AAT membership, which is payable directly to the AAT Membership and renewal fees are available at
  • Textbooks will be required for this course, available from
  • Any re-sits will be charged at the rate set by the AAT at the time.

    Future Prospects

    On completion of the level 3 course you can progress to the Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting.

    Entry Requirements

    You will need to have a good level of general education with good literacy and numeracy skills. You will need to be able to do manual double entry bookkeeping. You will be required to undertake a short test to check your current skill levels in these areas

    If you are progressing from the level 2, you will need to have achieved at least a Merit.

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
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