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Module Title
Practical Management Accounting

Experiential Learning, Personal Transferable Skills, Application Of Knowledge And Understanding, Learning Contracts And Staff Appraisal.

SCQF Points30
ECTS Points15
CreatedMay 2002
ApprovedSeptember 2003
AmendedMarch 2008
Version No.1

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Precluded Modules


Aims of Module

To allow the student to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of management accounting within the workplace.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Demonstrate skills, attitudes and behaviours appropriate to the workplace.
2. Apply management accounting theories, models and concepts to the workplace.

Indicative Module Content

The content of the experience will vary. However each student should provide detail of the key areas of management accounting unique to them.

Indicative Student Workload

Directed Study

Full Time
Work experience equivalent to 6 months of full time work.

Mode of Delivery

Delivery is by means of on-the-job experience.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2

The student is required to produce evidence of a minimum of six months work experience in an area relevant to management accounting.

Indicative Bibliography

1.BRAGG, S.M., 2009. Controllership: the work of the managerial accountant.. 8th ed. London: Wiley.
2.BRAGG, S.M., 2007. Management accounting best practices: a guide for the professional accountant. London: Wiley.
3.HOPPER, T., SCAPENS, R. and NORTHCOTT, D., 2007. Issues in management accounting. Harlow: Pearson.

Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB, Scotland, UK: a Scottish charity, registration No. SC013781