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Business Accounting


Get one step ahead of the competition - highlight your skills to potential employers and advance your career! 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. With this course you’ll be introduced to the accounting and bookkeeping skills required to kick-start your career. From the balance sheet to the use of computer in accounting, gain a deeper understanding and start learning from the comfort of your home!






Unit 1

Introduction, The Double Entry System


Unit 2

Source Documents and Books of Original Entry


Unit 3

The Ledger and the Cash Book


Unit 4

The Trial Balance


Unit 5

The Trading and Profit and Loss Account


Unit 6

The Balance Sheet


Unit 7

Adjustments to Final Accounts


Unit 8

Manufacturing Accounts


Unit 9

Petty Cash


Unit 10

Value-added Tax


Unit 11

Depreciation in the Ledger


Unit 12

Stock Valuation


Unit 13

Correction of Errors and Suspense Accounts


Unit 14

Incomplete Records


Unit 15

The Accounts of Non-Commercial Organisations


Unit 16

The Accounts of Limited Liability Companies


Unit 17

The Analysis and Interpretation of Accounting Statements


Unit 18

The Use of Computers in Accounting



No experience or previous qualifications are required to enrol on this course.


Assessment Method

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.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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