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Accounting A Level

/ AQA A Level / UOL21

Our Accounting A-Level course is perfect for anyone looking to broaden their educational options and get themselves ready to study Accountancy at University all within a 12 to 18 month period.
The course comes with priority marking at NO EXTRA COST.

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WAS £400.00

NOW £300.00 or only £170.00 initial deposit

course duration: 200 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

Designed to help you recognise whether or not a business is performing well financially; invest in our Accounting A-Level and you can acquire the skills, the resources and the know-how to quickly help businesses identify their strengths and weaknesses, and communicate their results in a language they can understand.

Our Accounting A-Level can essentially provide you with the perfect stepping stone to progressively furthering your training – while still in employment – whilst also preparing you for the depth and breadth of study expected at university.

During our course you will acquire:

•    An understanding of the importance of effective accounting information systems (and their limitations)
•    An understanding of the purposes, principles, concepts and techniques involved in accounting
•    Transferable skills – within an accounting context - including numeracy, communication, ICT, application, presentation, interpretation, analysis and evaluation
•    An appreciation of the effects of economic, legal, ethical, social, environmental and technological influences on accounting decisions
•    A capacity for methodical and critical thought

This ‘paper only’ course comes in 4 accessible units – split into various dedicated modules – that range from an introduction into financial accounting to furthers aspects of management accounting.

Unit One: ACCN1 - Introduction to Financial Accounting

Split into 4 modules, students can learn the skills to record financial data, check records and balance sheets.

Unit Two: ACCN2 - Financial and Management Accounting

From business entity concepts to ICT within accounting; Unit Two contains 7 modules that cover all aspects of financial and management accounting. Other elements include ratio analysis, business performance, preparing primary accounts and budgeting.

Unit Three: ACCN3 - Further Aspects of financial Accounting

Expanding on the skills taught in Unit One, this unit is comprised of 6 modules that delve into the world of partnership accounts, accounting standards, stock valuation and dealing with Limited Companies.

Unit Four: ACCN4 - Further Aspects of Management Accounting

Split into 6 modules, Unit Four expands on the teachings of Unit Two to show students how to manufacture accounts; deal with marginal, absorption and activity based costing, and handle capital investment appraisal and standard costs.

With just a basic knowledge in English – both reading and writing – you can broaden your career opportunities and prepare yourself for a future career in accounting. Plus, with the full support of a tutor (for a whole 18 months) and our student portal; at a click of a button they can help you to navigate our 4 written examinations (1 after each module) and provide you with invaluable feedback.

Modules

Unit 1: ACCN1 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
Module 1 Introduction to financial accounting
Module 2 Recording financial data
Module 3 Checking accounting records
Module 4 Balance Sheet and Profit & loss

Unit 2: ACCN2 - Financial and Management Accounting
Module 1 Business entity concept
Module 2 Accounting concepts
Module 3 Further aspects of preparing primary accounts
Module 4 Limited Company accounts
Module 5 Ratio analysis and business performance
Module 6 Ratio Introduction to budgeting
Module 7 ICT within accounting

Unit 3: ACCN3 - Further Aspects of financial Accounting
Module 1 Sources of Finance
Module 2 Incomplete records
Module 3 Partnership Accounts
Module 4 Published accounts of Limited companies
Module 5 Accounting standards
Module 6 Stock valuation

Unit 4: ACCN4 - Further Aspects of Management Accounting
Module 1 Manufacturing accounts
Module 2 Marginal, absorption and activity based costing
Module 3 Standard cost and variance analysis
Module 4 Capital Investment Appraisal
Module 5 Budgeting: Further considerations
Module 6 Social accounting

Previous Knowledge

Basic English reading and writing skills are required, as full tutor support is given.

Assessment

AS Level
Unit 1: ACCN1 Introduction to Financial Accounting
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Unit 2: ACCN2 Financial and Management Accounting
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

A2 Level
Unit 3: ACCN3 Further Aspects of financial Accounting
Written examination: 2 hours

Unit 4: ACCN4 Further Aspects of Management Accounting
Written examination: 2 hours

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.

Support

  • The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
  • The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
  • You will get full tutor support via email
  • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
  • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
  • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
  • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
  • Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months.

 

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

course description

Course Description

Designed to help you recognise whether or not a business is performing well financially; invest in our Accounting A-Level and you can acquire the skills, the resources and the know-how to quickly help businesses identify their strengths and weaknesses, and communicate their results in a language they can understand.

Our Accounting A-Level can essentially provide you with the perfect stepping stone to progressively furthering your training – while still in employment – whilst also preparing you for the depth and breadth of study expected at university.

During our course you will acquire:

•    An understanding of the importance of effective accounting information systems (and their limitations)
•    An understanding of the purposes, principles, concepts and techniques involved in accounting
•    Transferable skills – within an accounting context - including numeracy, communication, ICT, application, presentation, interpretation, analysis and evaluation
•    An appreciation of the effects of economic, legal, ethical, social, environmental and technological influences on accounting decisions
•    A capacity for methodical and critical thought

This ‘paper only’ course comes in 4 accessible units – split into various dedicated modules – that range from an introduction into financial accounting to furthers aspects of management accounting.

Unit One: ACCN1 - Introduction to Financial Accounting

Split into 4 modules, students can learn the skills to record financial data, check records and balance sheets.

Unit Two: ACCN2 - Financial and Management Accounting

From business entity concepts to ICT within accounting; Unit Two contains 7 modules that cover all aspects of financial and management accounting. Other elements include ratio analysis, business performance, preparing primary accounts and budgeting.

Unit Three: ACCN3 - Further Aspects of financial Accounting

Expanding on the skills taught in Unit One, this unit is comprised of 6 modules that delve into the world of partnership accounts, accounting standards, stock valuation and dealing with Limited Companies.

Unit Four: ACCN4 - Further Aspects of Management Accounting

Split into 6 modules, Unit Four expands on the teachings of Unit Two to show students how to manufacture accounts; deal with marginal, absorption and activity based costing, and handle capital investment appraisal and standard costs.

With just a basic knowledge in English – both reading and writing – you can broaden your career opportunities and prepare yourself for a future career in accounting. Plus, with the full support of a tutor (for a whole 18 months) and our student portal; at a click of a button they can help you to navigate our 4 written examinations (1 after each module) and provide you with invaluable feedback.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

Basic English reading and writing skills are required, as full tutor support is given.

assessment

Assessment

AS Level
Unit 1: ACCN1 Introduction to Financial Accounting
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Unit 2: ACCN2 Financial and Management Accounting
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

A2 Level
Unit 3: ACCN3 Further Aspects of financial Accounting
Written examination: 2 hours

Unit 4: ACCN4 Further Aspects of Management Accounting
Written examination: 2 hours

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

support

Support

  • The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
  • The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
  • You will get full tutor support via email
  • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
  • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
  • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
  • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
  • Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months.

 

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

modules

Modules

Unit 1: ACCN1 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
Module 1 Introduction to financial accounting
Module 2 Recording financial data
Module 3 Checking accounting records
Module 4 Balance Sheet and Profit & loss

Unit 2: ACCN2 - Financial and Management Accounting
Module 1 Business entity concept
Module 2 Accounting concepts
Module 3 Further aspects of preparing primary accounts
Module 4 Limited Company accounts
Module 5 Ratio analysis and business performance
Module 6 Ratio Introduction to budgeting
Module 7 ICT within accounting

Unit 3: ACCN3 - Further Aspects of financial Accounting
Module 1 Sources of Finance
Module 2 Incomplete records
Module 3 Partnership Accounts
Module 4 Published accounts of Limited companies
Module 5 Accounting standards
Module 6 Stock valuation

Unit 4: ACCN4 - Further Aspects of Management Accounting
Module 1 Manufacturing accounts
Module 2 Marginal, absorption and activity based costing
Module 3 Standard cost and variance analysis
Module 4 Capital Investment Appraisal
Module 5 Budgeting: Further considerations
Module 6 Social accounting

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.