Course details

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Qualification name GCE A Level in Accounting
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation AQA Education
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost £0.00
Cost description There are no charges to study on the course, however non-compulsory trips run as part of the course may incur a cost.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

At least 6 GCSEs at grades 9-4 , including Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics, grade 4 in GCSE English and a grade 5 in one other predominantly written based subject such as History, Geography or Sociology. (Level 2 vocational qualifications at Merit or Distinction will be treated as equivalent to one GCSE)

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In an age of global business, financial competency is of great importance. This course should appeal to students who enjoy working with numerical data, take pleasure in problem solving and have an interest in Business and Finance or Accounting. You will be able you to analyse, interpret and evaluate accounting information and apply to a range of accounting problems. Four units introduce and develop financial and management accounting. In these units you will: learn the fundamentals of record-keeping and the purposes, techniques and consequences of effective financial accounting; consider how financial accounting helps in the measuring, monitoring and planning of successful business operations; study business ownership, control, profitability, performance and budgeting.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

2 Lessons a week with additional requirement of individual study time of 3 hours a week

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

100% written examinations.

Accounting, Banking, Insurance, Tax, Entrepreneur. These are just a small selection of the careers you could go on to pursue should you study A Level Accounting. Many of these careers require a university degree and therefore we would recommend looking into the specific requirements for each university course by heading to their respective websites.

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Name One Sixth Form College
Address Scrivener Drive
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Phone 01473 556615

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