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Accounting

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the purposes of accounting, and learn to apply this knowledge to a variety of accounting problems.
WHAT IS ACCOUNTING?

Accounting has been called the ‘language of business’, accountants measure the results of an organisation’s economic activities, and convey this information to a variety of users, including investors, creditors, managers and regulators. Accounting can be divided into many fields such as financial, management, or tax accounting, and external auditing.

Accounting has been called the ‘language of business’, accountants measure the results of an organisation’s economic activities, and convey this information to a variety of users, including investors, creditors, managers and regulators. Accounting can be divided into many fields such as financial, management, or tax accounting, and external auditing.

WHY STUDY ACCOUNTING?

Professional accountancy is vital for economies to prosper whilst remaining fair and transparent. As such the profession is very highly valued, and graduates with accountancy are in high demand within the global financial services industry. Alongside traditional accountancy careers, studying the subject can enable you to progress to careers in banking and finance. You will also have a unique opportunity to apply your skills across a wide range of industries.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Our A Level Accounting course follows the most recent AQA Accounting Specifications. Students study two equally weighted units.

1. Financial Accounting
2. Accounting for Analysis and Decision-making.

Assessment

Both units are assessed by written papers.

Please note that this subject is not available for the January start course.

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