Accounting and Finance Pathway

EIE Institute of Education's, aim is to provide Accounting related qualifications designed for learners who wish to pursue a career in the financial services industry, professional accountancy, banking and finance or management. The qualifications equip learners with the essential skills and knowledge needed to pursue high level careers in all types of organisations in the public and private sector and within industry & commerce, both in Malta and abroad. 


Our Accounting and Finance pathway is made up as follows:  


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Students can start from any level depending on the current qualifications that they possess. Please check our Accounting & Finance Lecture Based and/or Online Courses below.

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Levels 4 & 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Course Description

Accounting and Finance are at the very heart of business operations. From banking to manufacturing, from huge service industries to micro businesses, the ability to manage, plan and account for money is still the ultimate measure of business success and the key driver of growth.


The objective of the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is to provide learners with an understanding of accounting and business in the broader business context, and to provide them with the practical, industry-focused skills to manage business finances, budgets and cash flow effectively, and to play a key role in business growth.


The objective of the Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required by a middle manager in an organisation that may be involved in financial management, financial planning and control, financial reporting, taxation and people management.


The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree.


This course is made up of 6 Level 4 modules (60 ECTS) and 6 level 5 modules (60 ECTS), for a total of 120 ECTS for both levels. Each level also includes 6 written assignments. If a student decides to only study at Level 4 they will receive 60 ECTS (120 UK credits) and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course. 


DELIVERY - LECTURE BASED OR ONLINE 

This Diploma is a lecture based course held at eie Institute of Education in Valletta with fixed starting dates throughout the Academic year. 

 

The course is also offered on an Online basis for students who require flexibility to study. Online courses may be started any time throughout the year. On application, kindly indicate your preferred system of studies.  


ELIGIBILITY

To enrol onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a full secondary education together with an accounting background at Level 3 or A Level standard. Before enrolling onto the Level 5 course, you must have attained a Level 4 or equivalent in the same subject.


CAREER PATH

Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business (MQF Level 5 - 60 ECTS) qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant Level 5 Diplomas, including the Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification. The Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. 


Successful completion of Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business (MQF Level 5 - 120 ECTS) qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business, and other relevant Level 6 Diplomas. The Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. 


Both Diplomas are ideal for anyone who wishes to embark into an Accounting Technician or Bookkeeping  career.   


COURSE FEES

Please contact us (click here) for more information or Call +35621332804 


Get Qualified Scheme

Upon Successful completion of the course, eligible students will be able to recover up to 70% of expenses on both the registration and tuition fees paid when starting the course.  (Click here for more information)


This course is offered by EIE Institute of Education, through Concordia Global International (an OTHM accredited Centre) platform. 


What will you learn:

Level 4 Modules:
 

  • The Accountant’s Environment
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Management Concepts and Practice
  • Business Economics


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 4 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document. 


Level 5 Modules :

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning and Control
  • Financial Reporting
  • Taxation Principles and Practices
  • People Management
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 5 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document.



RECOGNITION
The Level 4 & Level 5 Diploma in  Accounting and Business are awarded by OTHM and both recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 5. 



ASSESSMENT

The Level 4/5 Diploma in Accounting and Business has 6 modules and 6 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given the assignment questions. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. 



PROGRESSION ROUTEHolders of this Diploma are eligible to progress to the following programmes:   



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Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Course Description

Accounting and Finance are at the very heart of business operations. From banking to manufacturing, from huge service industries to micro businesses, the ability to manage, plan and account for money is still the ultimate measure of business success and the key driver of growth.


Many accountants occupy key managerial positions in business, yet few are qualified managers. In the increasingly complex modern business environment, there is a high demand for skilled professionals who can work flexibly in teams across business boundaries.


The objective of the Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required by a middle or senior manager in an organisation, and who may be involved in managing organisational finances, investment and risk, audit and assurance, or research.


The Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 ECTS (120 UK credits) for the completed qualification. The Level 6 Diploma represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.


DELIVERY - LECTURE BASED OR ONLINE 

This Diploma is a lecture based course held at eie Institute of Education in Valletta with fixed starting dates throughout the Academic year. 


The course is also offered on an Online basis for students who require flexibility to study. Online courses may be started any time throughout the year. On application, kindly indicate your preferred system of studies.  


CAREER PATH

Successful completion of Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant Level 7 Diplomas. This qualification has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind.  The Diploma is ideal for anyone who wishes to embark into an Accounting or Accounting Technician or Bookkeeping  career.  


COURSE FEES

Please contact us (click here) for more information or Call +35621332804 


Get Qualified Scheme

Upon Successful completion of the course, eligible students will be able to recover up to 70% of expenses on both the registration and tuition fees paid when starting the course.  (Click here for more information)


PROGRESSION ROUTE

As the Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes. Holders of this Diploma are eligible to progress to the following programmes:    

What will you learn:

  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Business Performance Measurement
  • Financial Securities Markets
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Business Research Project
  • Investment and Risk Management


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 6 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document.


ASSESSMENT

The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business has 6 modules and 6 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given the assignment questions. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. 


RECOGNITION 

The Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business is awarded by OTHM and is recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 6. 


ELIGIBILITY

To enrol onto the Level 6 course, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a full secondary education, and have attained a Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification in Accounting.


This course is offered by EIE Institute of Education, through Concordia Global International (an OTHM accredited Centre) platform.


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Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance

Course Description

The objective of the Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification is to provide learners with an understanding of:

  • contemporary and specialised approaches to accountancy and finance
  • key practical, theoretical and empirical issues, and academic research
  • the complexity of the ever-changing legal framework in which the financial sector operates
  • the latest developments in accountancy and reporting required by local, national and European government.


This qualification is designed for learners who wish to pursue a career in the financial services industry, professional accountancy, banking and finance or management. The qualification equips learners with the essential skills and knowledge needed to pursue high level careers in all types of organisations in the public and private sector and within industry and commerce, both in Malta and abroad.

The Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification also provides learners with the opportunity to work toward a relevant master’s programme with advanced standing.

The Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 ECTS (120 UK credits). The Level 7 diploma represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates.


DELIVERY - LECTURE BASED OR ONLINE 

This Diploma is a lecture based course held at eie Institute of Education in Valletta with fixed starting dates throughout the Academic year. 


The course is also offered on an Online basis for students who require flexibility to study. Online courses may be started any time throughout the year. On application, kindly indicate your preferred system of studies.  


ELIGIBILITY
For entry onto the Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification, learners must possess:

  • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience.
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English language competency evidence.


CAREER PATH

The Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual, learners are eligible to progress to Master’s top-up programmes at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing. 


COURSE FEES

Please contact us (click here) for more information or Call +35621332804 


Get Qualified Scheme

Upon Successful completion of the course, eligible students will be able to recover up to 70% of expenses on both the registration and tuition fees paid when starting the course.  (Click here for more information)

What will you learn:

  • Investment Analysis
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance
  • Global Finance and Strategy
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Strategic Audit
  • Corporate Reporting



For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 7 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document.


PROGRESSION ROUTE
Holders of this Diploma are eligible to progress to the following programmes:  



ASSESSMENT

The Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance has 6 modules and 6 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given the assignment questions. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. 



RECOGNITION
The Level 7 Diploma in  Accounting and Finance is awarded by OTHM and is recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 7.



This course is offered by EIE Institute of Education, through Concordia Global International (an OTHM accredited Centre) platform.