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  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Dumfries and Galloway College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    23-AUG-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Introduction

The HND will extend the range of skills and knowledge covered in the HNC and enable learners to achieve the full range of competencies to meet the requirements and demands of the accounting Industry.
The award gives learners scope to develop and progress in a variety of ways within organisations of all types and sizes. In addition, it enables learners to progress to further academic and professional qualifications either prior to taking up an accounting position or in parallel with it. Opportunities exist to enable learners to attend part-time on an individual subject basis.

Course Content

The programme develops and builds on first year accounting skills, introducing specialist areas such as Financial Reporting & Analysis, Management Accounting, Business Taxation, Payroll, Taxation, Accounting for Specialised Transactions.

Other topics often included and complementing the accounting topics are: Managing People & Organisations, Work Experience and Company Law.

Progression

Successful completion of the full HND Accounting course will allow entry into the second or third year of a university degree course e.g. the University of the West of Scotland or the Open University or another university of the learner’s choice.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) continue to provide articulation to their professional qualifications and exemptions from certain examinations.

Career Prospects

The HND award is a development of the HNC qualification. As such it is intended to prepare candidates for employment in roles such as Accounts Technician, Assistant Accountant and Accounts Supervisor. Candidates may choose to progress their careers by specialising in financial reporting, management accounting or taxation.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) :

Successful completion of HNC Accounting (15 credits). Successful completion of HNC Accounting from another establishmen

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University information

Dumfries and Galloway College

  • Campus address

    Dumfries and Galloway College, College Gate, Bankend Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 4FD, Scotland

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