Financial Services

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


The HND Accounting Award has been designed to meet the demands and requirements of the accounting industry.

Opportunities are provided to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding in preparation for employment, for progression to further study at university, or for courses run by professional accounting organisations like ACCA, CIPFA and CIMA.

The course focuses on the technical skill of students to be able to process accounting information for a variety of organisations including Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies. Students will also learn how to handle both Financial and Management Accounting scenarios and prepare written reports to communicate the outcomes. In addition, training is included on popular accounting software such as SAGE Accounts and SAGE Payroll. The course also enhances your skill in using Excel spreadsheets.

Personal Development Planning is also a key element of this course to encourage learners to consider future paths and set targets to ensure that the most is being made of opportunities available.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

This course is designed as a pathway to BA Finance Investment and Risk at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level