Accounting A level at Heathcote School & Science College
You will explore the main ideas behind financial and management accounting, studying the key areas for producing and analysing accounts. By the end of the course, you should be able to produce final accounts and to interpret a wide range of financial documents.
The course is split into four modules, two taken at AS and two for A2.
At AS, you will learn the fundamentals of record keeping and the purposes, techniques and consequences of effective financial accounting. You will come to understand how accounting helps in measuring, monitoring and planning successful businesses.
- Case studies
- Educational visits
- Internet resources
- Group Presentations
To study A Level Accounting, you will need 5 or more A*-C grade GCSEs, or equivalent, including at least a B grade in English Language and a C grade in Mathematics.
With an AS or A Level in Accounting, you can study for a degree in Accounting or a similar subject such as Business, Law or Mathematics. You can also choose to enter further accounting training via a professional body such as CIMA or ACCA.
During the course, you will develop skills in reasoning, planning and strategic thinking that will be valued by employers in any industry. However, if numbers are your thing, then you may want to consider a career as an Accounting Technician, Investment Banker, Financial Risk Analyst or Treasurer.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heathcote School & Science College directly.