2024 assignment release dates for Accounting, and Administration and IT
The 2024 assignments and e-files for National 5 and Higher Accounting, and National 5 and Higher Administration and IT, will be available to download from the SQA Secure website from the following dates:
- Monday 12 February 2024 – National 5 Accounting and National 5 Administration and IT
- Monday 4 March 2024 – Higher Accounting and Higher Administration and IT
You can arrange access to these secure materials through your SQA co-ordinator, who will also confirm the uplift details for your centre.
2024 Accounting assignment topics
To help you with planning and delivering the National 5 and Higher Accounting courses, we can confirm that the 2024 assignments will assess the following topics.
2024 National 5 Accounting assignment topics:
- Financial statements - Income Statement
- Ratios and Ratio Analysis
- Decision making
2024 Higher Accounting assignment topics:
- Manufacturing Accounts
- Period-end financial statements - Income Statement (up to Gross Profit)
- Service cost statements
- Decision making
Assessment conditions for Accounting assignments
As a reminder, SQA will not invigilate the Accounting assignments in session 2023-24 following the pilot in 2019-20. However, the assignments must still be completed under a high degree of supervision and control. Further details are provided in the 'course assessment' sections of the National 5 Accounting course specification and the Higher Accounting course specification.
For more information on annually released coursework for Accounting and Administration and IT, please email email@example.com and direct your enquiry to Lindsay Thomson, Qualifications Manager or Kirstie Casson, Qualifications Officer.
We have also published this information on the NQ Accounting webpages and our NQ Administration and IT webpages.