This A Level course can be completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days. No set term times and no enrolment dates. For those students with aspirations of becoming a fully qualified accountant or hoping to move into further education in the near future than an A level course in accounting provides the ideal platform to build from. Acknowledged and recognised worldwide an A level in any subject on your CV speaks volumes.
An understanding of the importance of effective accounting information systems and an awareness of their limitations An understanding of the purposes, principles, concepts and techniques of accounting The transferable skills of numeracy, communication, ICT, application, presentation, interpretation, analysis and evaluation in an accounting context An appreciation of the effects of economic, legal, ethical, social, environmental and technological influences on accounting decisions.
Qualification: A Level Accounting
QCF Recognised: Yes
Awarding Body: AQA
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support
UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades
Unit 1: Introduction to Financial Accounting
Module 1 Introduction to financial accounting
Module 2 Recording financial data
Module 3 Checking accounting records
Module 4 Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss
Unit 2: Financial and Management Accounting
Module 1 Business entity concept
Module 2 Accounting concepts
Module 3 Further aspects of preparing primary accounts
Module 4 Limited Company accounts
Module 5 Ratio analysis and business performance
Module 6 Ratio Introduction to budgeting
Module 7 ICT within Accounting
Unit 3: Further Aspects of Financial Accounting
Module 1 Sources of Finance
Module 2 Incomplete records
Module 3 Partnership accounts
Module 4 Published accounts of Limited companies
Module 5 Accounting standards
Module 6 Stock valuation
Unit 4: Further Aspects of Management Accounting
Module 1 Manufacturing accounts
Module 2 Marginal, absorption and activity based costing
Module 3 Standard cost and variance analysis
Module 4 Capital Investment Appraisal
Module 5 Budgeting: Further considerations
Module 6 Social accounting
Minimum of GCSE grade C or above.
Students are recommended to possess the ability to read and write English to GCSE standards, Mathematics knowledge also to GCSE level and be over 16 years of age.
Course duration will vary dependant on student commitment, effort and ability. Overall guided learning hours are approx 700. This should be used as a guideline only and completion times will vary hugely.We would encourage students to seriously consider how they plan to complete their chosen course prior to enrolment. Students should think about how they are going to study, where they are going to study and how often. Be realistic!
Speak to family members and help them to understand what you are trying to achieve, explain you may require peace and space to study at certain times. The more you involve them the more likely you are to get them on your side. Students are reminded that the time in which they complete is purely down to them as an individual.
Students are able to select how they wish to study.
Paper-based: Receive your course pack in the post in hard copy and correspond directly with your tutor via email.
Online: Access our premium online cloud-based learning system where you are able to access all of your course lessons, assignments and tutor correspondence in one place. Download the APP and access your course information on any device from anywhere in the world with an internet signal. Whichever way you choose to study is up to you!