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A' Level Accounting Course

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Instalment plan: 115 deposit, then 4 monthly payments of 60


A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future

Course Description

This A' Level Accounting Course will help you to understand the responsibilities of the accountant and the impacts of their recommendations on the business and the wider environment. Students will build knowledge and understanding of key concepts, principles and techniques that they can apply to real-life scenarios, developing the ability to to solve problems logically, analyse data methodically, make reasoned choices and communicate effectively.

This course is designed to build naturally on GCSE understanding with minimal duplication of content.

What makes us unique when delivering your A Level specification?

At Learn Now, we treat our students as individuals not numbers. Not everyone works at the same pace or needs the same level of assistance and your Tutor will ensure that you receive as much help as is required. We wont just provide you with your course materials and leave you to get on with it; your course will be tailored to your needs. We have a resource bank full of useful aids and ideas to help you make the most of your studies and give you the best possible chance of success.

Please note A Levels are changing over the next few years, click here for more information.

This A' Level Accounting course forms part of the old AQA specification and last exams for this subject will take place in May/June 2018. If you would like to take your examinations after this date, you will need to click here for our new A' Level Accounting course.

What can you do with A' Level Accounting

Many students who take accounting go onto university and become qualified accountants, working for accountancy practices or within an organisation. With a few years experience, some accountants then decide to start their own practice.

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Modules

AS Level

Papers 1 and 2 will cover the following content':-

Purposes of accounting
Accounting records: subsidiary books and ledger accounts
Verification of accounting records
Income Statements (trading and profit and loss accounts) and balance sheets including simple adjustments.
Types of business organisation
Accounting concepts
Further aspects of the preparation of the financial statements and balance sheets of sole traders
Financial statements of limited companies
Ratio analysis and the assessment of business performance
Introduction to budgeting and budgetary control
The impact of ICT in accounting

AS level consists of two 1 hour 30 minute examinations totalling 50% of the overall AS Level grade.

Full A' Level

The first two subjects will be AS examinations and the third and fourth subjects will be A2 examinations:-

Purposes of accounting
Accounting records: subsidiary books and ledger accounts
Verification of accounting records
Income Statements (trading and profit and loss accounts) and balance sheets including simple adjustments.
Types of business organisation
Accounting concepts
Further aspects of the preparation of the financial statements and balance sheets of sole traders
Financial statements of limited companies
Ratio analysis and the assessment of business performance
Introduction to budgeting and budgetary control
The impact of ICT in accounting.
Sources of finance
Incomplete records
Partnership accounts
Published accounts of limited companies
International Accounting Standards.
Manufacturing accounts
Marginal, absorption and activity based costing
Standard costing and variance analysis
Capital investment appraisal
Budgeting: further considerations
Other factors affecting decision-making: social accounting

Previous Knowledge Required

It is recommended that students should be educated to GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent and have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 24 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations/practicals at an AQA approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan. The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.


Course

Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Full A' Level

Pay in Full

£295.00

Nil

£295.00

Full A' Level

Instalment Option

£115.00

£60.00 x 4 months

£355.00

AS Level

Pay in Full

£249.00

Nil

£249.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Awarding Organisation

AQA - The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) is the largest of the Unitary Awarding Bodies in the UK. AQA offers a range of qualifications and services, including GCSE, GCE, GNVQ, VCE and Entry Level. AQA's primary purpose is to ensure that students’ attainments are supported by best assessment practice and that their grades are a reliable statement of their achievement.

Specification code

A' Level Accounting AQA: 2120




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