A Level Accounting revision course in London (Easter)

A Level Accounting RevisionAS Level AccountingA2 Level Accounting



Why do an Easter Revision course in Accounting at Ashbourne?

The Accounting Easter Revision course will be taught by Brendan Casey. Brendan is Head of the highly successful Economics and Business Studies Department. He is a long-standing member of staff, having been at Ashbourne for over ten years. A graduate of the London School of Economics, he himself trained as an accountant and worked in the city. Students will benefit from his first hand experience as well as from the small group size and individual attention, a key feature of the Easter Revision programme at Ashbourne.

There will be revision of the following units:

Unit 1

AS unit 1 is called ‘Introduction to Financial Accounting’
In this unit students study the purpose of Accounting, Accounting records including subsidiary books and ledger accounts, the verification of accounting records and trading and profit and loss accounts and balance sheets including simple adjustments.

Unit 2

AS unit 2 is called ‘Financial and Management Accounting’
This unit involves students looking at different types of business organization and accounting concepts including; cost, going concern, accruals and consistency; prudence’ materiality; realization; business entity and objectivity. Students also examine further aspects of the preparation of final accounts and balance sheets of sole traders, internal final accounts of limited companies, ratio analysis and the assessment of business performance and an introduction to budgeting and budgetary control.

There will be revision of the following units:

Unit 3

A2 unit 3 is called ‘Further Aspects of Financial Accounting’
This unit involves looking at sources of finance including; internal finance; shares; debentures; bank loans; overdrafts; mortgages. Students investigate issues such as incomplete records, partnership accounts; published accounts of limited companies; accounting standards and stock valuation.

Unit 4

A2 unit 4 is called ‘Further Aspects of Management Accounting’
This unit involves looking at Manufacturing accounts; marginal absorption and activity based costing; standard costing and variance analysis; capital investment appraisal; budgeting and other factors affecting decision making.

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