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OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business


Finance and Accounting are considered to be at the heart of business operations. From SME’s to large companies, the ability to manage, account for, and plan for finances are still considered the key driver of growth and ultimate measure of business success. This qualification specifically focuses on the core knowledge and skills required to be a senior manager in any organisation, and is particularly helpful for those learners who are involved in (or looking to be involved in) investment & risk, business research, audit & assurance, and managing organisational finances. Please keep in mind that the list price does not include the registration fee (?300) due to the awarding body (OTHM) within 14 days of enrollment on this course.




Duration and Delivery

The qualification is designed to be completed over one academic year of full-time study. However, we provide flexible delivery options, and so it is possible to get this course done in as little as 6 months. The qualification is delivered purely online through our Virtual Learning Environment.

Assessment and Verification

All units within this course are internally analysed by our internal assessors and externally verified by OTHM. This course is criterion-referenced, based on the achievement of specific learning outcome’s. To achieve a “PASS” for a unit, a student must complete the learning outcomes to meet assessment criteria set by OTHM.


This Level 6 OTHM qualification presents practical skills, knowledge, competences, and capabilities that are comparable in terms of academic level as being equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, Bachelor’s degree with Honours, Graduate Certificate, and a Graduates Diploma.


Successful completion of this course enables the learners to get direct entry into OTHM Level 7 Diplomas, including Level 7 Diplomas in Business Management. As this Diploma is regulated and approved by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulations), Learners are able to get admission into relevant Masters degree programmes subsequent to completing this course.

Mandatory units

Unit 1: Corporate and Business Law

Unit 2: Business Performance Measurement

Unit 3: Financial Securities Markets

Unit 4: Audit and Assurance

Unit 5: Business Research Project

Unit 6: Investment and Risk Management