If you are interested in pursuing a career in business, accounting can provide an excellent basis for this, especially for those planning to enter the accounting profession. This course introduces candidates to accounting concepts and principles and promotes their application in a range of accounting situations. The aim of this course is to enable students to; develop knowledge and understanding of the purposes of accounting, its concepts, techniques and procedures; apply this knowledge and understanding to a variety of accounting problems; develop an appreciation of the role and limitations of accounting in decision-making; analyse, interpret and evaluate accounting information, assess alternative courses of action and make reasoned judgements taking into consideration economic, legal, technological and social factors. Students will also develop a range of important and transferable skills: data skills: candidates will be expected to manipulate data in a variety of forms and to interpret their results; presenting arguments and making judgements and justified recommendations on the basis of the available evidence; recognising the nature of problems, solving problems and making decisions using appropriate accounting tools and methods; planning work, taking into account the demands of the task and the time available to complete it.
|Qualification name||GCE A Level in Accounting|
|Awarding organisation||AQA Education|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||1st September 2021|
6 GCSE's at grades 5-9 must include English and maths at grade 5. BTEC L2 Merit is equivalent to a grade 5. See pages 8-10 of prospectus.