Programme/Approved Electives for 2020/21
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module introduces students to the fundamental concepts and key techniques of accounting. Students will develop a knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of accounting, providing them with key transferable employability skills. The syllabus includes income statements, balance sheets and budgeting. The module is delivered through weekly lectures and tutorials.
The module aims to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and key techniques of accounting; to develop students' knowledge and understanding of basic principles of accounting; and to provide transferable employability skills.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Explain fundamental concepts of accounting: 1,2Relate specific applications of accounting information to a business context: 1,2Apply numerical and literacy skills to accounting topics: 1,2Apply the basic principles of accounting: 1,2
18 hours lectures 6 hours tutorialsLecture and tutorial preparation 40 hoursPrivate study 60 hoursExamination preparation 26 hours
1: Unseen Exam weighted 40%
Description of Module Assessment
1 hour computer test1 hour computer test2: Unseen Exam weighted 60%
Take-away examAssessment 2 is a take-away exam which will be available on KLE for 24-hours for students to answer and submit their answer via Turnitin File. Although students have been given significant time to complete this exam script, we expect most students to spend no more than 3 hours to complete and submit their answers via Turnitin (with a maximum of 2,000 words). Answers should be as accurate and concise as possible.