Accounting - As and A2 at Downend School
AS / A2 Accounting is an exciting course if you are focused on further study or a career in accounting, banking or business, is a great choice for you. This accounting course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to assess the performance of all different types of business organisations. It will enable you to effectively analyse and evaluate financial decisions so you can make judgements, decisions and recommendations about how businesses can manage their financial affairs.
Unit 1: Introduction to Financial Accounting
In this first module you will learn about key accounting records like ledgers, balance sheets and profit & loss accounts. This unit is assessed by an examination which will consist of 4 compulsory questions.
Unit 2: Financial and Management Accounting
In this module you will learn about accounting for sole traders and for limited companies, final accounts, budgetary controls and the impact of technology on accounting. This unit is assessed by an examination which will consist of 4 compulsory questions.
Unit 3: Further Aspects of Financial Accounting
In financial accounting you will investigate sources of finance, partnership and limited company accounts, plus accounting standards.
Unit 4: Further Aspects of Management Accounting
In management accounting you’ll move on to manufacturing accounts, costing, capital investments, budgeting and social accounting.
AS: Grade C in GCSE English and grade B in GCSE Maths
A2: Grade D in AS Accounting
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Downend School directly.