Botho University AAT – Association of Accounting Technicians

By | April 26, 2019

Botho University AAT – Association of Accounting Technicians

AAT – Association of Accounting Technicians

Programme details:

The programme offered by AAT covers a range of basic accounting papers, from double-entry 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.

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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.

Recommended full-time study path (2 years):

Year Sem Module Credits
Year 1 Sem 1 BTRN2: Bookkeeping Transactions 10
ELCO2: Elements of Costing 10
UACS2: Using Accounting Software 20
WEFN-2: Work Effectively in Finance 10
Sem 2 AVBK1: Advanced Bookkeeping 15
MMAC1: Management Accounting: Costing 20
FAPR1: Final Accounts Preparation 15
SPSH1: Spreadsheets for Accounting (Synoptic Assessment) 5
ETFA-1: Ethics for Accountants (Synoptic Assessment) 5
Year 2 Sem 3 FSLC1: Financial Statements of Limited Companies 20
ASYC1: Accounting Systems and Control 20
Elective –I (Select two module form below)
CDMT1: Credit Management 20
ETAU1: External Auditing 20
BSTX1: Business Tax 20
PLTX1: Personal Tax 20
CTRM-1: Cash & Treasury Management 20
Sem 4 MABU1: Management Accounting: Budgeting 20
MDCL1: Management Accounting: Decision and Control 20

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.

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

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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:

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. BGCSE or IGCSE (in Botswana), LGCSE (in Lesotho) candidates are required to achieve a minimum grade of ‘D’ in five subjects.

2) Applicants must have 10 points in English and Mathematics combined or 32 points in the top 5 subjects.

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

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