Management Accounting PDA
What is special about this course?
If you're seeking to enter the world of management accounting or advance your current accounting position, this professional development award in Management Accounting will give you the skills and confidence you need.
You will study cost accounting and management accounting using standard accounting software packages.
- You will achieve a nationally-recognised award relevant to the workplace
- You can progress to HNC, HND and degree-level study
- You will receive a high standard of support from your college
- You will study part time, which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments
- Relevant work place experience or
- Business related NC qualification or
- Communication, numeracy and IT skills to SCQF level 5 or equivalent
Year 1 - PDA
Two mandatory units with 32 SCQF credit points:
- Cost accounting
- Management accounting using information technology
How will I study my course?
- Part-time attendance (structured)
- Part-time distance (Perth College UHI only)
- Part-time evening January start (Inverness College UHI)
You will study by way of face-to-face lectures and tutorials in the classroom
How long will my course last?
- Part-time: 1 year
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness College UHI
- Moray College UHI
- Perth College UHI
- Shetland College UHI
Other start dates may be available in some locations. For information on options and how to apply for other start dates please contact the campus you wish to study with.
The PDA is 32 SCQF (Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework) credits.
For students normally domiciled in Scotland, including EU/EEA and Swiss nationals with settled or pre-settled status in the UK, with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|PDA (32 SCQF credits)||£344||£344|
Note: The Scottish Government set this fee which has not yet been confirmed for 2021-22 so may be subject to change.
Rest of UK students
For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) and with a term-time address in Scotland, or assessed as rest of UK for fee status, the following fees apply:
|PDA (32 SCQF credits)||£1,792||£1,840|
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
This course is not available for international students, including EU/EEA and Swiss nationals without settled status in the UK, requiring Student Route visa sponsorship to study here. For students living in the UK and assessed as international fee status, the following fees will apply:
|CPD award (40 credit module)||£1,872||£1,928|
What can I do on completion of my course?
Former students have secured roles in management and business organisations.
Can I progress into further study?
On successful completion of the PDA Management Accounting, you may wish to consider other related PDAs or progression to the HNC Accounting.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
Apply for Management Accounting PDA
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