Accounting Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Sawyer

L3 Accounting

Accounting enables students to understand the processes involved in recording, classifying, analysing and interpreting financial information. This programme builds on prior knowledge gained at Level 1 accounting (where the student would have learnt about sole proprietors and community organisations) and Level 2 accounting where the student would have learnt about different accounting entities and accounting subsystems. The course focuses on partnership, companies and how management accounting is used to inform decision making. 

This course offers 5 standards worth a total of 21 credits. There are 3  internal assessments and 2 external assessments offered.

Topics covered include:

  1. Accounting concepts for a Company

  2. Accounting for Partnerships

  3. Analysing a public Company

  4. Management Accounting

  5. Understanding of a job cost subsystem for an entity

  6. Financial statements of a Company

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Accounting

Assessment Information

Throughout the year, content for all 5 standards will be covered, however students will be able to select the standards which best suits their learning needs through discussion with their accounting teacher and e-Dean.


Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.

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