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Students will gain an understanding of what financial information is for and how it is controlled by government, the stock exchanges and other institutions. Students will explore financial accounting assumptions and conventions. They will develop their technical knowledge and skills to enable them to record business transactions and prepare financial statements. Finally, students will be introduced to financial statement analysis and the calculation of key metrics. This will allow them to explore how accounting information is used by stock market participants and the impact on users of current developments and issues in accounting practice, governance and standards.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course introduces theoretical concepts in accounting and develops knowledge in the practice of accounting. Relevant contemporary issues in financial accounting are analysed and discussed.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st attempt: Course work (40%); essay 2000 words (20%) & in class test (20%), written examination (60%).
Resit: 100% on 2 x hour written examination
There are no assessments for this course.