OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business

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The Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business aims to provide learners with foundational skills to understand and assess financial information, preparing them for both further study and entry-level employment in the fields of accounting and business. The emphasis on progression to higher levels of study and employment suggests that the diploma serves as a starting point for individuals aspiring to build a career in accounting and related fields.


Diploma in Accounting and Business qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competencies that are assessed in academic terms as being the equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.

Delivery Methods

London College of Professional Studies provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning, and in-class learning. The learners can choose the mode of study for their convenience.

Learners are able to:

  • Access All course materials, including online modules and written assignments,
  • Gain teacher support.
  • Access the LCPS online portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal).
  • Acquire Assignments Briefing
  • Receive excellent quality study notes
  • Obtain assignment marking and feedback.
  • Gain fully accredited UK courses
  • Receive dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email (Monday to Friday).
  • Gain full support until the completion of the course.


The Diploma in Accounting and Business is available in 2 duration.

6 Months

9 Months


This Diploma in Accounting and Business Level 4 programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (OTHM)

OTHM Qualifications

Course Delivery

  • Online
  • Blending Learning

 Entry Requirements

For entry onto the Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.

Module Structure

The Diploma in Accounting and Business consists of six mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.

Mandatory unit title Level Credit
Academic Writing and Research Skills 4 20
Business and the Economic Environment 4 20
Principles of Financial Accounting 4 20
Quantitative Methods in a Business Context 4 20
Management Accounting 4 20
Leading and Managing Teams 4 20


Assessment is via assignment submission.

No Exams


Learners completing the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business will progress to:

  • OTHM Level 5 Diplomas, including the Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification
  • Learners will then be eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK bachelor’s degree programme.

University Progressions:

LCPS learners can progress to the following universities:

For Example:

  • Coventry University
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Sunderland University
  • Bath Spa University
  • Buckinghamshire University
  • University of Derby
  • University of Northampton
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • University of Portsmouth
  • and others.


Sample certificate


Level 4
Duration  6 Month (Fast track),

9 Month

Delivery Online, Blended
Assessment Assessment is via assignment submission only,

No Exams

Payment Plan

Mode of Study: (Online)
Option 1: Full Payment
Fee £1000
Fee (discounted) £850
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Instalment Plan: £250 Deposit,

5 monthly instalments of £140


Mode of Study: (Blended Learning)
Classes 3 to 5 classes
Option 1: Full Payment
Fee £1050
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Blended Learning Instalment Plan £250  deposit  6 monthly  payment of £150

(For UK Companies we charge 20% VAT)

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