International students

AAT for your career

  • Study accounting or bookkeeping
    If you are looking for qualifications to support your career in finance, our accounting and bookkeeping qualifications are for you. They deliver practical, real-world finance skills that are sought after by employers. By studying AAT accounting and bookkeeping qualifications you can also go on to become an AAT Accountant or an AAT Bookkeeper.
  • Become an entrepreneur
    If you have a burning ambition to set up your own business, our small business finance qualification will help you achieve your dream. This qualification will ensure that you are well-equipped to run a healthy and financially secure business.
  • Take the first step into work
    If you are looking to gain basic level workplace and accounting skills, our access accounting qualifications will help you take the first step into work.


Where can you study?

AAT qualifications are delivered by AAT Approved training providers in the following countries:



Middle East




Distance learning

If there are no training providers based in your country, you can still study AAT via distance-learning providers.

Training packages typically include textbooks, online interactive study resources, and tutor support throughout your studies. You can enquire directly with the distance-learning providers to find out if they deliver international distance learning and exactly what is included.

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Sitting your assessments

If you are studying via a distance learning training provider you can sit your assessments at an AAT approved assessment venue. Find your nearest assessment venue here.

If there are no assessment centres in your country, you will have to make arrangements to travel to another country to sit your assessments.


AAT fast track to chartered accountancy

Once you’ve completed the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting (Professional), becoming a chartered accountant is a great next step. A third of all AAT students take this route.

AAT is internationally recognised and offers a fast track route to chartered status with all of the UK's chartered accountancy bodies.


Contact us

If you would like advice on studying an AAT qualification speak to one of our helpful advisors on +44(0)20 3735 2434. Our lines are open Monday to Thursday 09.00-20.00 and Friday 09.00-17.00 UK time. You can also request a call back.

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