Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business

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 Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification objective 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.


International Recognition and Accreditation

Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business is an internationally recognised qualification accredited by Ofqual - UK Qualifications and Examination Regulator to UK Qualifications Framework at Level 5 and accredited to European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

  • UK Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) (England) - Level 5
  • Qualification Accreditation Number is 603/3809/X
  • OTHM Qualifications Awarding Organisation awards qualification.


Skills Development

Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business

  • enable learners to understand key financial theories and working capital management.
  • Develop skills relating to financial planning and control, including assessing potential investment decisions and global strategies.
  • develop learners’ skills so that they can construct and use graphs, charts and diagrams for informed decision making
  • develop skills in financial accounting and management accounting for any sized organisation (public or private)
  • develop learners understanding of taxation principles and the requirements for personal and business taxation in their country or region.
  • prepare learners for administrative, managerial and leadership roles 


Course Structure

Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.

  • Financial Management (20 credits)
  • Financial Planning and Control (20 credits)
  • Financial Reporting (20 credits)
  • Taxation Principles and Practices (20 credits)
  • People Management (20 credits)
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (20 credits)


Assessment Method

You will write one assignment for each unit. To achieve a ‘pass’ in each unit, learners will demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. 


How will you study?

You will study online via our Virtual Learning Platform (VLP), available to you study 24/7. You can use your Desktop Computer, Laptop, Mobile or Tablet anytime in a flexible way to study entirely online. Our Virtual Learning Platform (VLP) will provide you with a structured way to start the course, access learning materials of each unit and write your assignments. You will have full support from the Online Chat Support team, tutor and help from Student Support.


Results and Certificate

You will be required to complete all units to pass the qualification. In this qualification, all of your marked work will go through quality assurance checks by external examiners before the awarding body of this qualification issue the qualification certificate and units transcript.


Who is this course for?

Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business is suitable for learners in their career development in accounting, finance and business and to prepare them for managerial level jobs. The qualification is also suitable for job progression, personal and professional development.


Career paths

Accounting and Business qualification at the undergraduate level prepares learners for a variety of careers. This qualification is suitable for learners who would like to have a career in accounting, finance and business, such as management accountant, economic analyst, investment administrator, financial service manager, strategic planner, or finance manager. You will also have further education qualification options with Cambridge Management and Leadership School to progress to the Level 6 qualification. 


How to Apply?

There are two ways to apply for this course.

(1) Purchase the course from the above link. After purchase, you will have full access to the course and receive instructions to complete enrolment. or

(2) Complete the following admission application form and return it to our admission office. The admission office will check your application and issue you an offer letter before getting access to the course.


  1. Study Planner - Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business

  2. Unit 01 - Financial Management

  3. Unit 02 - Financial Planning and Control

  4. Unit 03 - Financial Reporting

  5. Unit 04 - Taxation Principles and Practices

  6. Unit 05 - People Management

  7. Unit 06 - Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

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