A'Level Accounting (AS & A2)

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A'Level Accounting (AS & A2)

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This A' Level Accounting Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject or for anyone who wishes to study at a higher level at University. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed.

On this course you will study four units:

AS Level
Unit 1: ACCN1  Introduction to Financial Accounting
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Unit 2: ACCN2  Financial and Management Accounting
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

A2 Level
Unit 3: ACCN3  Further Aspects of Financial Accounting
Written examination: 2 hours

Unit 4: ACCN4  Further Aspects of Management Accounting
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This A' Level Accounting Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject or for anyone who wishes to study at a higher level at University. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed.

On this course you will study four units:

AS Level
Unit 1: ACCN1  Introduction to Financial Accounting
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Unit 2: ACCN2  Financial and Management Accounting
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

A2 Level
Unit 3: ACCN3  Further Aspects of Financial Accounting
Written examination: 2 hours

Unit 4: ACCN4  Further Aspects of Management Accounting
Written examination: 2 hours

Previous Knowledge Required

It is recommended that students should be educated to GCSE Grade C or equivalent and have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 18 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 18 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an AQA approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Modules

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

Recommended Reading

Business Accounting 1 
Frank Wood & Alan Sangster, FT Prentice Hall
ISBN 0273655523

Business Accounts 
David Cox, Osborne books 
ISBN-10: 1872962637

Awarding Organisation

AQA - The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) is the largest of the Unitary Awarding Bodies in the UK. AQA offers a range of qualifications and services, including GCSE, GCE, GNVQ, VCE and Entry Level. AQA's primary purpose is to ensure that students’ attainments are supported by best assessment practice and that their grades are a reliable statement of their achievement.

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