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AC2530: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 2 (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

The objective of FA2 is to build upon material introduced in first year in order to develop students'  technical skills in financial statement preparation. Students will gain an appreciation of the regulatory framework for financial reporting. They will examine the usefulness of financial statement information, by looking at the form and content of accounts produced by partnerships and public limited companies.  Students will explore how to account for basic transactions through the implementation of current accounting standards and apply their knowledge in both the manual and the computerised environment, the latter through the SAGE accounting package.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts
  • Lecturer in Accounta Mohamed Osman

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
  • One of AC1513 Accounting and Entrepreneurship (Passed) or AC1514 Accounting and Entrepreneurship (Passed) or AC1515 Accounting and Entrepreneurship (Passed)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

  1. Introduction & overview
  2. Types of business organisations
  3. Regulation and governance of companies: ASB & IASB
  4. Cash flow statements 1
  5. Non-current assets
  6. Liabilities
  7. Provisions, contingent assets & liabilities
  8. Accounting for groups, associates and foreign operations

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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SAGE assessment

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Feedback

Written feedback is given on the seminar tests and individual assessments.

On a less formal basis, via verbal feedback during tutorial discussions.
Learning Outcomes
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Weekly hand ins/presentations

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Feedback

Written feedback is given on the seminar tests and individual assessments.

On a less formal basis, via verbal feedback during tutorial discussions.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
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SAGE assessment

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Feedback

Written feedback is given on the seminar tests and individual assessments.

On a less formal basis, via verbal feedback during tutorial discussions.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Weekly hand ins/presentations

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Written feedback is given on the seminar tests and individual assessments.

On a less formal basis, via verbal feedback during tutorial discussions.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

In-course double entry book-keeping test

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Failure to pass the test after three attempts will result in the withdrawal of their class certificate.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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In-course double entry book-keeping test

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Feedback

Failure to pass the test after three attempts will result in the withdrawal of their class certificate.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Course Learning Outcomes

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