AQ2016 Standards – Grading


This grading document has been produced to show how the AAT assessments contribute to your overall grade. As you can see that the synoptic on each level has the highest weighting and will have a great impact on your overall grade.

Ensure you revise thoroughly for the synoptic and do not just rely on your assessment grades to achieve your desired overall grade.

 

AQ2016 Grading – Overall Grade

Grade Percentage
Distinction 90-100%
Merit 80-89%
Pass 70-79%
Unclassified 0-69%

 

Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Weighted Percentage

Assessment Contribution of assessment to qualification grade
Bookkeeping Transactions 22%
Bookkeeping Controls 16%
Elements of Costing 16%
Using Accounting Software 16%
Synoptic Assessment 30%

 

Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Weighted Percentage

Assessment Contribution of assessment to qualification grade
Advanced Bookkeeping 20%
Final Accounts Preparation 15%
Management Accounting : Costing 20%
Indirect Tax 10%
Synoptic Assessment 35%

 

Professional Diploma in Accounting – Weighted Percentage

Assessment Contribution of assessment to qualification grade
Financial Statements of Limited Companies 15%
Management Accounting : Budgeting 15%
Management Accounting : Decision and Control 15%
Optional Unit 1 10%
Optional Unit 2 10%
Synoptic Assessment 35%