Level 7 – Qualifications for Registered Qualified Accountants (RQA)

Qualifications in this group provide a number of Core Essential Skills that you can add to those you have gained at Levels 4, 5 and 6. They are ideally suited to supporting your application to become a Registered Qualified Accountant. They are competently qualified to manage the financial, management, and strategic aspects of organisations of any size. They may typically find themselves employed in large organisations in business critical positions normally at board level or working as partners and senior consultants specialising in all aspects of accounting and business matters.

Level Description

Achievement at this level reflects the ability to reformulate and use relevant understanding, methodologies and approaches to address problematic situations that involve many interacting factors. It includes taking responsibility for planning and developing courses of action that initiate or underpin substantial change or development, as well as exercising broad autonomy and judgement. It also reflects an understanding of relevant theoretical and methodological perspectives, and how they affect their area of study or work.

Unit Title (Exam Code) Credit Value
Strategic Business Planning (4.1) 20
Strategic Financial Planning (4.2) 20
Strategic ICT Planning (4.3) 20
Total Credit Value: 60

Optional Units:
4.4 Post Graduate Study Skills (20 credits)
4.5 Business Globalisation (20 credits)
4.6 Strategic Corporate Communication (20 credits)
4.7 Quantitative Research Skills (20 credits)

Each unit is described on next pages