MAN-10015 - Accounting Principles
Coordinator: Eiman Mohamed El-Sayed Room: N/A Tel: +44 1782 7 33610
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733094

Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

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: 2
Relate specific applications of accounting information to a business context: 1,2
Apply numerical and literacy skills to accounting topics: 1,2
Apply the basic principles of accounting: 1,2

Study hours

Lectures 18 hours
Tutorials 6 hours
Private study 122 hours
Mid-term assessment 2 hours
Final examination 2 hours

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Open Book Examination weighted 40%
1 hour computer-based test
1-hour online computer-based test. A random selection of MCQ, true or false and short numeric questions from two big pools of questions

2: Open Book Examination weighted 60%
Final exam - take away for 28hrs
Assessment 2 is a takeaway exam, available for 28 hours according to the university's online exam regulations. The exam follows the normal exam structure and the questions are mainly numeric with elements of brief explanations of fundamental accounting concepts and methods. Students are expected to solve within 2 to 3 hours maximum before submitting to KLE in a Word document.