What is it?
Accounting – known as the ‘language of business’ – is essential to the recording and presentation of business activities in the form of accounting records and financial statements. Accountants are responsible for providing reliable and relevant information for various stakeholders of a business.
Why study this course at Blackpool Sixth?
This course will allow you to build the relevant skills to move onto a degree course or employment in the finance industry. With our links with both local and national employers you will gain insight into what careers are available in accounting. Throughout the year different accountants and financial employers as guest speakers will visit to share their experiences of working in the finance industry.
Where does it lead?
We will work with students to successfully support applications to be accepted onto the world-class degree programmes such as the EY degree at Lancaster University, PWC degree at Newcastle and Nottingham University, and KPMG degree at Durham, Exeter and Birmingham universities. See here for more information about routes into accountancy careers here.
Specific course entry requirements?
Grade 5 in Maths and a 5 in English Language or other essay writing subject.