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Advanced Higher Accounting (Course Code: C700 77)

SCQF Level 7 (32 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Accounting?

Accounting is a key function in all organisations. Effective accounting procedures can provide timely and relevant information to management, helping organisations perform successfully.

Studying Accounting will enable you to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for understanding and taking part in the world of business. Even if you are not planning a career in accounting, this subject helps to improve your personal effectiveness by developing your ability to think logically, work accurately, make decisions and solve problems.

The skills that you develop in Accounting are useful in many careers such as finance, IT consulting, tax planning and management consulting.

What do I need to get in?

This is at the discretion of the school/college but you would normally be expected to have attained one of the following:

What will I study?

The course comprises two compulsory units and an assessment.

Financial Accounting (12 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Management Accounting (12 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

 

How will I be assessed?

Course Assessment (8 SCQF credit points)

The course assessment has two components with a total of 200 marks:

For Component 2, you will investigate and report on a UK-based public limited company, and the disclosure of accounting information.

The question paper will be set and marked externally by SQA.

Your work will be assessed by your teacher on an ongoing basis throughout the course. You must pass both units and the course assessment to gain the course qualification.

The course assessment is graded A-D. Your grade will depend on the total mark for all the units in your course.

What can I go on to next?

Further study, training or employment in:

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