GCSE Grade 5 in Maths and Grade 4 in English with an average points score of 5.3 or above.
This course is assessed by exams.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This course is ideal for learners who wish to pursue a career in Accountancy. It is also highly valued in careers such as retail, banking and for anyone wanting to start their own business. The course covers all aspects of financial statements and using financial information to inform the making of business decisions.
THIS AIMED AT?
This course is aimed at students who:
Wish to pursue a career in the accounting or financial sector
Wish to start their own business and require an understanding of finance
Enjoy analysing and interpreting data
Do not want to study Mathematics at University, but would like to pursue a course with a large numerical content
COURSE AREA LEAD
Role of the Accountant in business
Types of business organisations
The double entry model
Verification of accounting records
Accounting concepts in the preparation of accounts
Preparation of financial statements for sole traders
Limited company accounts
Analysis and evaluation of financial information
Standard costing and variance analysis
Absorption and activity based costing
Capital investment appraisal
Accounting for organisations and incomplete records
Accounting for limited companies
Interpretation, analysis and communication of accounting information
The impact of ethical considerations