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Credit Value

60 ECT


3- 6 Months

Study Mode

Distance/Blended (Online)


6 Units (10 credits each)


Assignment Based

Course Overview

OTHM is a UK based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). OTHM has a network of numerous delivery centers globally to deliver their qualifications in wide range of courses. OTHM qualifications are developed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for. Pursuing an OTHM qualification will give you the opportunity to enhance knowledge of business and management and grow key competencies to tackle work projects and situations more effectively. This in turn gives you the potential to get promotion within workplace. Alternatively, it allows you to progress onto a Bachelor degree / Master degree / MBA top-up programmes around the World.

The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Accountancy will give candidates a solid foundation for a career in financial management and accounting in a variety of organizations. It is meant to ensure that each learner has a basic understanding of accounting as well as the ability to quickly adjust to change and develop in their studies. In Dubai, UAE, the Learners University College is offering this course with an aim to produce graduates that are aware of the functioning of the market and are characterized as professionally competent and more importantly permeated with a high level of ethics. The subjects offered are specifically structured to equip students with strong fundamental knowledge in Accounting, finance, and other related courses.

An OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Accountancy in accountancy lets a student explore several aspects of the accounting profession that mainly includes information systems, taxation strategy, corporate finance, business performance measurement, and enterprise solutions. A good amount of attention is also given to the coursework that may include management aspects such as information technology security, accounting frameworks, business processes, auditing, and corporation taxation, etc. The course also prepare students to face management-level responsibilities in the accounting field.

  • The Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies qualification consists of 4 mandatory units plus 2 optional units for a combined total of 60 credits.
  • 600 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 360 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Recording Financial Transactions (20 credits)
  • Management Information (20 credits)
  • Maintaining Financial Records (20 credits)

The qualification is designed to be delivered over 6 months for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning. The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online through Learners university college

OTHM Level 3 qualifications is offered to learners from age 16. Learners admitted to the programme should have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.The qualification is offered in English.
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by Learners university college and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

Successful completion of OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Accountancy provides learners the opportunity for academic progressions to a wide range of undergraduate programmes including OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business.

Progress to the following programmes:

Certificate in Higher Education in Professional Studies (CertHE) at University of Portsmouth

In the future, students can experience many benefits from an accountancy diploma because it mainly focuses on providing solid professional training for a successful career in the business world. The teaching staff ensures to bring in professional leaders inside the campus to increase networking opportunities with accountancy students. This further helps the students in understanding how business professionals work. With the passage of time, the conceptual and analytical skills of students are improved and they gain enough experience in the practical field by learning accountancy management in a variety of situations.

A level 3 diploma in this program offers a wide scope for successful career roles in the corporate sector such as Accountant, Marketing Manager, Investment Analyst, Accounting Assistant, Financial Manager, etc.

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