Why Should You Take This Course?
Accounting is an exciting subject which will be relevant to many career paths you may decide to take. Accounting will help you to gain a deeper knowledge of how businesses are run and what factors affect them. It will give you an insight to current commercial trends and an appreciation of the demands of the UK business environment. You will cover a wide range of topics such as accounting, finance, people management and legal aspects of business accounts to name but a few.
In the first year, you will complete 3 units which are core topics exploring business activity and look at the resources necessary to achieve effective people, communication, finance and information flows.
Unit 1 - The Business Environment
Unit 2 - Business Resources
Unit 4 - Business Communication
In the second year, you will study a further 3 units:
Unit 3 - Introduction to Marketing
Unit 5 - Introduction to Accounting
Unit 7 - Management Accounting
How will I be assessed?
You will produce a portfolio of coursework for each unit. Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range of activities including assignment and project work; case studies; role play and oral presentation. Your final grade will be a Pass, Merit or Distinction. There are no exams to be taken.
Are there any special expenses?
There may be trips that will enrich the curriculum.
What could I do next?
The Level 3 qualification is equivalent to 1 A Level and will earn you UCAS points if you wish to continue studying at University. However, if you wish to venture straight into the world of work, this is a university recognised vocational qualification which will teach you many useful and transferable business management skills.
We still have spaces available for courses starting in September 2018. If you wish to apply, please complete the online application form as soon as possible.