|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF 8 entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To develop an introductory knowledge and understanding of personal and business finance.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Explain and evaluate the main areas of finance for individuals.|
||Explain the main types of taxation and prepare basic tax calculations.|
||Explain and evaluate sources of finance for business.|
||Critically evaluate capital structure options for business.|
Indicative Module Content
loans, mortgages, savings, pensions, insurance, foreign currency, business mathematics, taxation, sources of finance for business, banking, markets, stock exchange, optimal capital structure, corporate debentures, rights issues, weighted average cost of capital.
|Indicative Student Workload|
|Completion of On-Line Activities||85|
Mode of Delivery
This module is delivered by blended learning with core content provided on-line and learning consolidated at workshops.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3,4|
Component 1 is a final module examination
|1.||ATRILL, P. and MCLANEY, E., 2009. Management accounting for decision makers. 6th ed. Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall.|
|2.||LOWE, J., 2010. Be your own financial advisor. Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall.|
|3.||MCLANEY, E., 2011. Business finance and theory. 9th ed. Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall.|