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Accounting A level at King Edward VI Sixth Form College

Course description

In today’s world, money talks. Managers in all walks of life are expected to have a sound understanding of accounting terminology and procedures in order to make informed judgements and commercial business decisions, as well as meet financial reporting requirements.

You will be introduced to key accounting concepts and principles which you will apply in a range of accounting situations, from small owner-managed businesses through clubs and societies to large companies. You will learn how to operate the double entry bookkeeping system and compile profit and loss accounts and balance sheets. You will also be introduced to management techniques used to help businesses to improve efficiency. You will develop numeracy, written communication and analytical skills and develop your capacity for methodical and critical thought.

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE Mathematics is required for this subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VI Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 01 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Course code: 36000511644029


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