Why should I study Accountancy?

Accountancy equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to assess the performance of all types of business organisations. It will enable you to effectively analyse and evaluate financial data so that you can make judgements, decisions and recommendations about how businesses can manage their financial affairs.

What will I study?

You will learn about accounting including double entry bookkeeping, income statements and balance sheets of sole traders and limited companies. You will gain an in-depth understanding of management accounting, budgetary controls and the impact of technology on accounting.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is 100% examination.

Next steps

Studying accountancy could lead you to an apprenticeship within an accountancy practice or straight into the work force in finance. The course also offers you a foundation for further study at
university and a career in accountancy via one of the professional accounting bodies.

Why should I choose Accountancy?

Studying accountancy helps you to develop a number of skills including: organisation and assessment of data, investigation and analysis, effective communication, working on your own initiative and methodical and critical thinking.

Entry Requirements

5 Full Course GCSEs at grade A*- C including English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 or above.
To study this subject alongside a BTEC Pathway a minimum GCSE grade 6 in Mathematics is required.