|Prerequisites for Module|
Aims of Module
The aims of this module are: (1) to examine the planning of financial objectives, and alternative processes used in the allocation of financial resources, and (2) to apply these practices in a range of public, private and commerical contexts.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
The economics of the public sector; Government expenditure; Taxation; Redistribution; Budgeting and Control; Costing and Pricing; Capital Investment; Audit and Inspection; Financial Probity and Mismanagement.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
By lectures and seminar/group based discussion. Students will be required to make individual/group presentations in seminars.
The coursework will take the form of a case study. Answers will be presented in the form of an essay. The indicative word count is 3000 words, exclusive of supporting tables, calculations and appendices.