AAT - Association of Accounting Technicians.

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AAT - Association of Accounting Technicians


Programme details: The programme offered by AAT covers a range of basic accounting papers, from doubleentry bookkeeping, basics of costing, administrative structure and functions of an accounting department etc. It will also expose students to elementary levels of accounting packages and to the basics of computers. It’s ideal if you’re new to working in finance or you’re looking to expand and develop your foundation knowledge and skills.

The levels in Year 2 Semesters 3 & 4 cover higher level accounting tasks, including taxation, auditing, reviewing and commenting on financial performance of companies, drafting financial statements, managing budgets and preparing the accounts of companies and other legal entities. A perfect situation when you want to advance your career and want a qualification to give you the confidence and proof that you have the skills to do the job. Once you’ve achieved this qualification, you’ll be the proud owner of the AAT Accounting Qualification. With evidence of one year’s past relevant work experience - attained while you were training maybe - you’ll be able to apply to become a full member of AAT and use the letters MAAT after your name.

Learning, Teaching & Assessment

Guided Learning: The students will be exposed to lectures, tutorials and supervised study by the teachers.

Lectures: The teacher will present materials either orally or by the use of other teaching aids.

Online Learning: The lecture notes, online tests, additional study material, discussion groups, links to related subjects etc will be made available to students.

Independent Learning: The students will have to do self-directed independent learning where the teacher will be acting as a guide.

Assessment: This will be of various types. It could be written or objective type (multiple choices) or a combination of both. It could involve doing project works, interviews or be based on classroom activities and presentations.

Year 1: Semester 1 & 2

Semester 1

  • A5 - PBT - 13: Processing Bookkeeping Transactions (AAT Level II)
  • A5 - WAF - 13: Work Effectively in Accounting & Finance (AAT Level II)
  • A5 - BCS - 13: Basic Costing (AAT Level II)
  • A5 - CJB - 13: Control Accounts, Journals, and the Banking Systems (AAT Level II)
  • A5 - CAC - 13: Computerised Accounting (AAT Level II)
(If a student exits after successful completion of semester 1 then the student is eligible for a

AAT Certificate in Accounting Level 2


Semester 2

  • A5 - APR - 13: Accounts Preparation (AAT Level III)
  • A5 - COR - 13: Costs and Revenues (AAT Level III)
  • A5 - PET - 13: Professional Ethics (AAT Level III)
  • A5 - ASP - 13: Prepare Final Accounts for Sole Traders & Partnerships (AAT Level III)
  • A5 - SSO - 13: Spreadsheet Software (AAT Level III)
  • A7 - INM - 15: Investment Management (20)
  • A7 - FIA - 15: Fixed Income Analysis (20)
  • A7 - PPR - 13: Professional Practice in Finance (60)
  • A8 - IFM - 15: International Financial Management (20)
  • A8 - BOS - 15: Banking Operations and Services (20)
  • B8 - ENT - 13: Essentials of Entrepreneurship (20)
  • A8 - PRO - 13: Project in Finance (20)
  • A5 - ITA - 13: Indirect Tax (AAT Level III)
(If a student exits after successful completion of semester 2 then the student is eligible for a

AAT Diploma in Accounting Level 3


Year 2: Semester 3 & 4

Semester 3

  • A6 - ICA - 13: Internal Controls & Accounting Systems (AAT Level IV)
  • A6 - BUD - 13: Budgeting (AAT Level IV)
  • A6 - BTA - 13: Business Tax (AAT Level IV)

Semester 4

  • A6 - FST - 13: Financial Statements (AAT Level IV)
  • A6 - FPE - 13: Financial Performance (AAT Level IV)
  • A6 - EAU - 13: External Auditing (AAT Level IV)

* Some of the above modules may be changed/replaced based on updates in the curriculum with the explicit permission of the Dean.

The above information is true at the time of publishing. For latest updates and for more details, especially on the new AAT curriculum, please refer to the AAT official website: www.aat.org.uk

Students will be eligible for respective level certificates from AAT as per AAT regulations on successful completion of the required modules.


Admissions Criteria

1) Applicants are expected to have successfully completed secondary schooling. The typical entry requirement is BGCSE or IGCSE (in Botswana), LGCSE (in Lesotho) or other equivalent secondary school qualification.

2) Applicants in possession of a Diploma or Higher Diploma in related field will be given exemptions based on the credit point equivalency

3) For enquiries and more information please visit our General Admissions Information page

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