MAN-20049 - Cost and Management Accounting
Coordinator: Thanamas Kungwal Tel: +44 1782 7 34264
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Level: Level 5
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733094

Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

MAN-10015
MAN-10024


Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2019/20

This module draws on the knowledge, understanding and capabilities acquired by students in the Accounting Principles and Financial and Management Accounting modules. It is intended to develop their knowledge and understanding of cost and management accounting techniques with regard to forecasting, budgeting, and costing.
By the end of the module, students should be able to apply the principles of costing in relevant practical situations, apply management accounting principles in planning and control scenarios and be aware of limitations in cost and management accounting techniques.

Aims
To build on the knowledge and understanding acquired in the Accounting Principles and Financial Accounting modules;
To develop knowledge and understanding of cost and management accounting concepts and techniques;
To engender the ability to apply the principles of management accounting in planning and control scenarios.

Intended Learning Outcomes

expound and apply key concepts in cost and management accounting: 1,2
evaluate the principles of cost accounting and apply these to relevant practical situations: 1
evaluate the principles of management accounting and apply these to planning and control scenarios: 1,2
identify and analyse the limitations of cost and management accounting techniques: 1,2

Study hours

11 hours lectures
11 hours tutorials
40 hours lecture and tutorial preparation
62 hours private study
24 hours examination preparation
2 hour exam

School Rules

Pre-requisites: MAN-10015, MAN-10024 or equivalent.

Description of Module Assessment

1: Exam weighted 70%
2 hour closed book, unseen exam
The examination will be based on material covered in any part of the module. This is not only necessary for accreditation, but is also elementary good practice.

2: Computer Task weighted 30%
1 hour and 30 minutes closed book computer-based test including problem solving questions.
The task will be based on material covered in the earlier part of the module.