A Level Accounting
Full time course
Accounting is the language of business and being able to speak that language will benefit you, whether you choose to start your own business or to work for somebody else. Accounting complements other subjects, particularly, business, economics and law.
What will I study?
A large aspect of the course is looking at financial accounting; therefore, the course enables students to develop their understanding of how different organisations develop and maintain their financial records, as well as measuring expenditure, profit and loss.
What do I need to join?
To join the full time A Level Programme you need at least 5 full GCSEs grades 9–5 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths.
In addition for A Level Accounting you need grade 9-6 in GCSE Maths.
How long is the course?
How will I learn?
Most of what you will learn we will apply to practical exercises. Although accounting has some theory, much of it is about learning skills and techniques and then practising them, just like you have to do with anything you want to become good at. Additionally, guest speakers who work within the financial sector will present some practical applications of accounting as well as discussing the career opportunities beyond the course.
How will I know how I am doing?
Tutors work closely with students to ensure they reach their full potential. This A Level is assessed through examination.
Are there any extra costs?
You may be expected to purchase a text book.
What can I do next?
Accounting is the language of business and being able to speak that language will benefit you, whether you choose to start your own business or to work for somebody else. Accounting complements other subjects, particularly, Business, Economics, Law and ICT. Students can progress through a number of routes, such as university to study subjects such as Business and Finance, AAT Apprenticeships or even junior school-leaver opportunities in the finance industry.