• Business

    HND Accounting

  • SCQF Level

    Level 8

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


In just one year, you can equip yourself with the skills demanded globally, making a significant impact on any organisation's success. Dive deeper into financial services and set the stage for a rewarding career in accountancy.

Entry Requirements

To join this course, you'll need:

  • an HNC Accounting with a minimum of 15 credits
  • an interview with us

Course Content

Building on the foundation of HNC Accounting, this course takes your skills to new heights. Here's a glimpse of what you may explore:

  • financial reporting, mastering the preparation and analysis of financial statements for both limited and group companies
  • learn to handle specialised financial transactions, including shares and debentures in a limited company
  • explore management accounting for planning, control, and decision-making, encompassing financial management, cost statements, and capital management
  • develop expertise in business taxation for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies, covering income tax, corporation tax, and VAT
  • understand the vital role of auditing for legal and professional compliance, expanding your knowledge of business law and its connection to contracts
  • research skills, acquiring the ability to plan and report on a research investigation
  • work on real case studies for local businesses, presenting findings to clients
  • gain insights from local business employers, receiving tips for successful interviews and understanding the skills they seek in new recruits
  • participate in enterprising activities, contributing to charity and good causes

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

After successfully completing this course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to a degree course at a university through articulation arrangements, such as year 3 BA in Accounting at UWS or GCU
  • begin your career with promising prospects in bookkeeping or accounting roles

These options, combined with our strong emphasis on real-world applications and connections with local businesses, prepare you for a successful journey ahead.

Why Choose This Course?

By choosing our HND Accounting course, you're not just gaining a qualification; you're unlocking a world of possibilities. Gain hands-on experience with real case studies, connect with local businesses, and develop in demand skills.

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Start Date

Aug 2024

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