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Accounting & Finance

If you have excellent mathematical skills and enjoy working with numbers, a career in the Accounting and Finance industry could be the perfect pathway for you.

As part of the Business Studies study programme, you will have an opportunity to study Finance and undertake work around this area of study.

Whether you are heading for self-employment or big business, you will develop a range of business skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes, essential for successful performance in business.
You will have the foundations to go onto Degree level study, an Apprenticeship or into the workplace with knowledge of marketing, financial services, recruitment issues, law and current business and economics affairs, enabling you to choose specialist progression pathways or continue to keep your options open.

Our highly qualified and experienced tutors with a range of industry backgrounds including event management, accounting, advertising, human resources, finance, marketing and sales, both in the UK and overseas, are joined by guest speakers to make your course relevant and exciting, based around practical business exercises. Your learning is reinforced by a variety of industry visits and in 2019 the students took part in a very rewarding study in Poland.

Aireville Campus
Study Location
1-2 Years
depending on Level
How your qualification is made up

Entry Requirements

  • Level 3 – 5 GCSEs 9-4 or Business Level 2 (Merit/ Distinction) including English or maths GCSEs grade 9-4
  • Level 2 – 4 GCSEs grade 9-3 or Business Level 1 including English & maths GCSEs grade 9-2
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What you will study

• Deliver Customer Service in a Business Environment
• Produce Documents in a Business Environment
• Work with Others in a Business Environment
• Communicate in a Business Environment
• Contribute to Running a Project
• Manage & Improve Own Performance in a Business Environment
• Exploring Business
• Developing a Marketing Campaign
• Personal & Business Finance
• Managing an Event
• International Business
• Principles of Management
• Business Decision Making
• Work Experience
• Cost & Management Accounting
• Investment Opportunities & Finance
• Recording Financial Transactions
• Effective Management of Personal Debt

What's Next?

Select your preferred study programme (subject). You can make 2 choices now and make a final decision in June. We will give you a conditional offer based on your predicted/actual GCSEs.

Further Study

  • Business & Finance BA (Hons)
  • AAT Apprenticeship


  • Financial Management
  • Accountant
  • Book-keeper