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Accounting

Woldgate and Longcroft Sixth Forms - The East Yorkshire Sixth Form

Burton Road, Beverley, Beverley, HU17 7EJ

GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Level 3
LL
Business, Administration and Law

Course Summary

A-level Accounting helps students to develop knowledge and understanding of the purposes of accounting and apply this to a variety of accounting problems. This specification covers financial and management accounting and involves no coursework or controlled assessment. Examples of Topics that will be covered are: An introduction to the role of the accountant in business, Preparing the financial statements of sole traders, Partnerships accounts and Accounting of Limited Companies.

Course Details

A-level Accounting helps students to develop knowledge and understanding of the purposes of accounting and apply this to a variety of accounting problems. This specification covers financial and management accounting and involves no coursework or controlled assessment. Examples of Topics that will be covered are: An introduction to the role of the accountant in business, Preparing the financial statements of sole traders, Partnerships accounts and Accounting of Limited Companies.

How will it be delivered?

A-level Accounting helps students to develop knowledge and understanding of the purposes of accounting and apply this to a variety of accounting problems. This specification covers financial and management accounting and involves no coursework or controlled assessment. There are two papers. Each paper is 3 hours, 120 marks and has three compulsory sections.

Entry requirements

Students should have achieved five GCSE grades 5-9 including a 5 in Maths (preferably). It is not necessary for students to have studied GCSE Accounting before commencing work on this specification and no prior knowledge of accounting is necessary.

Your next steps...

Many students who take accounting go on to university and become qualified accountants, working for accountancy practices or within an organisation. With a few years experience, some accountants then decide to start their own practice. But your financial acumen can support a wide number of other careers. For example, you could work in local government if you like politics or for a phone company if you like communications technology. Perhaps you�d like to work in general management, banking, retail or leisure - money is the common denominator. With accounting skills you could end up working in just about any area you choose.

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