A Distance Learning Course of 18 LessonsCourse Description
Accounting has become an essential part of business life, and the knowledge and skills that you will learn in your studies will give you a broader and more experienced view of business life.Course Syllabus
The course has been written to introduce you to the bookkeeping and accounting skills required in Britain and around the world. Full details of topics covered are given below.
As a general introduction to Accounting, the course can, therefore, be studied with advantage by students who are interested in obtaining a grounding in Accounting but who do not wish to take an examination. It is also ideal preparation for a wide variety of professional exams and the Higher Diploma in Accounting.
Introduction, The Double Entry SystemQualification(s)
Source Documents and Books of Original Entry
The Ledger and the Cash Book
The Trial Balance
The Trading and Profit and Loss Account
The Balance Sheet
Adjustments to Final Accounts
Depreciation in the Ledger
Correction of Errors and Suspense Accounts
The Accounts of Non-Commercial Organisations
The Accounts of Limited Liability Companies
The Analysis and Interpretation of Accounting Statements
The Use of Computers in Accounting
Qualification 1: Business Accounting DiplomaTutor Support
Business Accounting Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor. You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.Study Hours
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 180 hrs.
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After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
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