|Prerequisites for Module|
To have passed the relevant first year modules or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To demonstrate knowledge of financial regulations, the preparation of financial statements and how the information contained in them can be applied.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Analyse and evaluate the principles of financial accounting.|
||Apply knowledge and understanding of financial regulations and statements of individual organisations and groups.|
||Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate an understanding of financial accounting.|
Indicative Module Content
Company financial statements; ethics and regulations; group accounts; taxation; issues in recognition and measurement; analysis and interpretation of financial statements.
|Indicative Student Workload|
|Virtual tutorials and workshops||5|
|Directed research and reading||25|
Mode of Delivery
The mode of delivery is Distance Learning - with a focus on the use of interactive online activities such as forums and chat rooms.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3|
Component one consists of coursework.
|1.||*ELLIOTT, B. and ELLIOTT, J., 2017. Financial accounting and reporting. Harlow: Pearson.|
|2.||*The most recent edition of this text will always be used.|
|3.||Relevant journal articles, dependent on the coursework topic.|