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Enterprise and Commerce

Accounting HNC

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

The HNC in Accounting provides learners with the full range of knowledge and competencies to provide a wide range of entry and promotional pathways in accountancy-based roles. The HNC also provides progression to further academic and professional qualifications either prior to taking up an accounting position or in parallel with it.

The specific aims of the course/group award, based on market need and/or subject research, are as follows:

  • provide knowledge and skills for entry-level employment in accounting and finance roles
  • provide progression to accounting or related degree qualifications
  • provide progression to professional body qualifications
  • develop and integrate a range of contemporary vocational skills
  • develop knowledge and skills to support routes into self-employment
  • provide optional routes to facilitate local industry needs and specialisation
  • promote values of sustainability and corporate and social responsibility

What you will learn

  • Financial Accounting Principles
  • Management Accounting Principles
  • Professional Considerations in Accounting
  • Accountant in the Business Environment

How the course is assessed

  • Ongoing assessments throughout the course

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two relevant Highers at Grade C or above and a minimum of four National 5s at Grade C or above in relevant subjects, these must include English or Maths or equivalent; subjects may include Business related subjects, Maths, English, Social and Science based subjects; OR

Relevant National Qualifications Group Award at SCQF level 6 or above

Candidates will be considered on an individual basis

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You may be required to attend a group and/or individual information session and/or a skills check

English Proficiency Requirements

Minimum IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • HND Accounting (Next Genaration)
  • AAT
  • Pathways

Career options

Careers such as:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Taxation
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Accounts Supervisor 

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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