MAN-30046 - Advanced Management Accounting
Coordinator: Tracy Clewlow Room: DW 1.49 Tel: +44 1782 7 33107
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Level: Level 6
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733094

Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective





MAN-20049 Cost and Management Accounting

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Description for 2024/25

This module draws on the knowledge, understanding and capabilities acquired by students on the Cost &Management Accounting and Management Accounting modules. It is intended to develop their ability to critically assess selected issues in advanced management accounting, particularly at the strategic level, in both private and public sector organisations.
By the end of the module, students should be able to critically assess key aspects of management accounting in respect of issues at the forefront of current research and debate. They will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of the uses and limitations of advanced management accounting techniques.

To build on the knowledge and understanding acquired in the Cost and Management Accounting and Management Accounting modules
To develop knowledge and understanding of advanced management accounting concepts and techniques.
To engender the ability to apply the principles of management accounting in respect of issues at the forefront of management accounting research and debate

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

critically assess key concepts in advanced management accounting both in the private and the public sectors: 1,2
explain the uses of advanced management accounting techniques and critically analyse their limitations: 1,2
apply principles of management accounting to contemporary issues in management accounting research and debate: 1,2

Study hours

Lectures 18 hours
Tutorials 6 hours
Private study 124
Exam 2 hours

School Rules

MAN-30045 Management Accounting

Description of Module Assessment

1: Assignment weighted 40%
1,500 word assignment / essay (online submission)
Assessment 1 - research or scenario based assignment based on subject areas studied in the first part of the module delivery. Academic writing and academic referencing required.

2: Exam weighted 60%
2 hour closed book exam
Examination (Exam): An opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and/or understanding under invigilated conditions (2 hours). All examinations should take place on campus. All are scheduled centrally by Student Records and Exams.