Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20
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 will be achieved by assessments: 1,2Apply the basic principles of accounting will be achieved by assessments: 1,2Relate specific applications of accounting information to a business context will be achieved by assessments: 1,2Apply numerical and literacy skills to accounting topics will be achieved by assessments: 1,2
11 hours lectures 11 hours tutorialsLecture and tutorial preparation 40 hoursPrivate study 62 hoursExamination preparation 26 hours
1: Class Test weighted 40%
Description of Module Assessment
1 hour Mid-term unseen Class TestComputer Based Class Test2: Unseen Exam weighted 60%
2 hour closed book exam2 hour unseen examination on the whole syllabus