A Level Accounting
Accounting is concerned with collecting, analysing, summarising and presenting financial data in order to comply with company legislation and assist decision making by management.
What sort of student does it suit and what will you get out of the course?
This subject is clearly an ideal introduction for students thinking of embarking on an Accounting career but it can also be a useful course for any numerate person with an interest in business and finance. It can combine well with Business Studies, Economics or Mathematics. During the course students learn to understand the major principles used in accountancy and to interpret and analyse the financial accounts of a business. They will need to apply the concepts and techniques of management accounting such as costing, investment appraisal and budgetary control. No prior knowledge of accounting is required but students should be comfortable with figures and data and be able to write logical, well-presented reports.
Accounting for AQA: AS and A level
By David Cox
Published by Osborne Books
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