|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF 7 entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To develop a basic knowledge of financial accounting and to introduce the theoretical principles of accounting and demonstrate their practical application.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
The module provides a basic understanding of the content and objectives of the key financial statements required to be produced by businesses, identifying the basic principles of accounting theory and practice including accounting concepts,key fundamentals and the tool ratio analysis. Analysis will include profitability, liquidity, debt, efficiency and investor ratio calculations and interpretation.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
This module is delivered as a Blended Learning module whereby topics are introduced via online presentations including audio/visual activities using a variety of software packages. The learning is then consolidated with monthly workshops.
The module is assessed by a final module exam