|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent
Aims of Module
To develop knowledge and understanding of basic skills and application in financial and management accounting thereby gaining an appreciation of the accounting function.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Analyse and interpret financial statements for business organisations.|
||Apply management accounting techniques for decision-making and control purposes.|
||Communicate financial information effectively.|
Indicative Module Content
Financial accounting: understanding of income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements; ratio analysis; accounting concepts.
Management accounting: cost behaviour; budgets; decision-making and control.
Indicative Student Workload
|Distance Learning||Blended Learning|
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|Forum contributions/chat sessions||30||30|
|Learner-centred directed reading||30||30|
|Preparation for workshops||0||20|
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|Private Study||40||20||Mode of Delivery|
The module is delivered in both distance learning and blended modes through the use of online learning materials supported by online forums/discussion. For blended delivery the learning is consolidated via face-to-face workshops.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3|
A single combination coursework assessment.
|1.||ATRILL, P. and MCLANEY, E., 2015. Accounting and finance for non-specialists. 9th ed. Harlow: Pearson Education.|
|2.||ATRILL, P. and MCLANEY, E., 2012. Management accounting for decision makers. 7th ed. Harlow: Pearson.|