Postgraduate Diploma Program

This is a postgraduate diploma program suitable for career and academic progressions. Learners with this certificate will only need a project work or 2 modules to complete a master degree program from top universities globally.

Senior Managers or executives without formal degree can use this program as a step ahead into a master degree program. It is a credit bearing program, not just an executive education program, 120 academic credits is achieved after successful completion of the program.


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

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 organizations in the public and private sector and within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.

  • Contemporary and specialized 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.


Qualification Title 

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance

Qualification Ref. No.


Regulation Start 


Operational Start 



1 Year

Total Credit Value 

120 Credits

Total Qualification Time (TQT) 

1200 Hours

Guided Leaning Hours (GLH) 

600 Hours

Sector Subject Area (SSA) 

15.1 Accounting and finance

Overall Grading Type 

Pass / Fail

Assessment Methods 



The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.