The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance provides a deep understanding of contemporary finance, legal frameworks, and evolving reporting requirements. Geared towards careers in finance, banking, or management, it also offers a pathway to advanced standing in relevant master's programs.
To enroll in the Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance, candidates must have an honours degree in a related subject or a UK level 6 diploma, or an equivalent overseas qualification. Alternatively, mature learners with management experience may be eligible (subject to confirmation with the delivery center before registration). Additionally, candidates must be at least 21 years old at the start of the course. For non-majority English-speaking applicants, proof of English language competency is required.
The Stars College Level 7 diplomas, equivalent to master's degrees on the RQF, offer a condensed 120-credit program, requiring learners to complete the remaining 60-credit dissertation stage at a university for a full master's program.
The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance is a comprehensive qualification comprising 6 mandatory units totaling 120 credits, designed for full-time study over one academic year, with flexibility for part-time and distance learning. Delivered by approved centers, it covers essential topics such as Investment Analysis, Corporate Reporting, and Business Research Methods.
This Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance employs internal assessment by the center and external verification by Stars College, utilizing criterion-referenced standards. To pass a unit, learners must present evidence of meeting all learning outcomes and assessment criteria, with the Assessor determining successful fulfillment and providing an audit trail for the judgement process.
Applicants for our English-taught qualifications must exhibit English language proficiency at IELTS 5.5 level, or equivalent standards like CEFR B2 or PTE Academic 51, with a focus on Reading and Writing skills. The acceptance process requires non-native English speakers, without the final two years of schooling in English, to provide evidence of language capability at the specified levels.
The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance empowers learners for career advancement or further education, with Ofqual approval allowing seamless progression to master's top-up programs at various UK and international universities.
Graduates of this qualification have the opportunity to progress to the following university programmes: