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Accounting A-Level at Bristol Brunel Academy

Course description

Ever wondered who really controls the economy…the politicians, royals or business leaders? Accountants would argue it’s them and without them we’d be in a sticky mess!

Course content

Year 1

Introduction to Financial Accounting. Investigating accounting basics, key concepts, double entry book keeping and the presentation of final accounts.

Financial and Management Accounting. Developing and creating final accounts for different businesses, making adjustments to accounts and analysing the performance of companies based on their accounts.

Year 2

Further aspects of Financial Accounting. Students develop their skills, creating and analysing different types of accounts and extending their range of advanced techniques.

Further aspects of Management Accounting. Developing the ways that accounting aids business management and contributes to effective decision making.


Entry requirements

Grade B in Maths

Minimum Academic Standard for Progression into Y13

Entry into Y13 is not automatic in CLF Post 16.

The majority of students will continue into Y13 dependent on the entry criteria for courses as outlined below:

For A levels, all students must attain a minimum academic standard of passing all subjects with at least two D grades for successful progression in to Y13.

Supportive statements from subject teachers confirming suitability for continued study at A level. Following receipt of AS results, students who have met the entry requirements will be offered a place in Y13.

Students who do not meet the entry requirements into Y13 will be given guidance about a change of study programme and relevant courses available. They will not be allowed to re-sit the same core learning aims (i.e. subjects) as they did in Y12.


Externally assessed exams

Future opportunities


Business qualifications enable students to access the broad range of further education courses. Many students go on to study BSc/BA Hons degrees in business related subjects.


Apprenticeships; accountancy; self employment; finance.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bristol Brunel Academy directly.

Last updated date: 29 April 2015

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