S3 & S4 Business Education
Accounting in S3 and S4 covers a wide range of both Financial and Management Accounting. Pupils develop an understanding of the importance of recording financial information and learn how it can be used by business and aid decision-making.
The course can improve personal effectiveness by developing the ability to think logically, work accurately, make decisions and solve problems. Pupils choosing to study Accounting should be interested in number work and be accurate, methodical and well-organised.
In Business Management in S3 and S4, pupils study the impact of business on society and the economy. Pupils learn about different types of business - from sole traders to multinationals and also the functional departments within organisations, for example Marketing, Human Resource Management and Finance. The course provides a broad introduction to management and pupils learn investigation skills, team work and decision-making.