Accounting A Level

Please note, this course information is for September 2021 entry.
The new admissions cycle for September 2022 entry will open in October 2021, and we recommend you check back for updates to course information.

Accounting is the language of business and being able to speak that language will benefit you, whether you choose to start your own business or work for somebody else. A large aspect of the course is financial accounting. Therefore, the course enables students to understand how different organisations develop and maintain their financial records, as well as measure expenditure, profit and loss. You will study how to create and maintain double-entry bookkeeping ledgers and prepare financial statements and records. The course looks at financial accounting for sole traders as well as larger organisations. You will analyse profit, loss and expenditure to inform decision making. You will also study partnerships and limited companies and make judgements based on published accounts.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by examinations.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 and above, including English Language. GCSE Mathematics at grade 6 is also required.

Where can it take me?

You can progress onto an exciting range of higher-level courses, including ACCA and AAT qualifications. A degree course related to Finance and Accountancy is also an option.

This course is ideal if you are interested in an Apprenticeship or a career in Accountancy, Finance and Business.

Additional information

Accounts A Level combines well with Law, Economics, Business Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science.

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