A Level Accounting Course
AS/A2 – A level in Accounting. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level. Specification: AQA (AS) 5121 and AQA (A2) 6121
COURSE FEES: £295
- The Accounting Information System
- Determination of Income
- Accounting for Management
- Decision Making
- Published Accounts of Limited Companies
- Accounting Standards
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This particular course is available through the Open College UK Ltd via our partner college in distance learning.
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Unit 1: The Basic Accounting Information System
- Accounting records – documents used in business transactions
- Accounting records – initial entries
- Accounting records – ledgers
- Accounting records – petty cash book
- The trial balance
- Final accounts – a basic introduction
- The general journal
- Checking the ledger
- Computers in accounting – social accounting
Unit 2: Financial accounts: More advanced techniques
- Accounting principles, concepts and conventions
- Making adjustments
- Fixed value assets, depreciation and disposals
- Further study of journals, trading and profit and loss accounts, and balance sheets
- Manufacturing accounts
- An introduction to limited companies
- Published accounts – form, use and users
- An introduction to cash flow statements
Unit 3: An Introduction to Management Accounting
- Ratio analysis
- Types of costs, marginal costing and break-even analysis
- Budgetary control
- Social accounting
Unit 4: Financial accounting: specialised accounts and finance
- Incomplete records
- Non-profit-making organisations
- Partnership accounts
- Valuation of assets
- Types of business organisation and sources of finance
Unit 5: Limited companies: more detailed study
- Published accounts
- Cash flow statements
- Interpretation of accounts
- Accounting standards
Unit 6: Management accounting: further aspects
- Absorption costing
- Costing methods and decision-making
- Standard costing
- Capital expenditure & investment appraisal
- Non-financial considerations in decision-making
You have one complete year to complete this course. These courses vary from between 150 – 350 hours approximately.
Please feel free to email us for further clarification on individual hours involved.
Support contact details are included with your course once booked.
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