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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This widely recognised certificate-level learning and assessment programme will give you the guidance and knowledge to fully understand and apply IFRSs. The ICAEW programme is self-taught using on-line and manual materials, supplied by BPP, but supported by regular contact with University of Aberdeen staff to address any specific problem areas. By the end of the course students should be able to understand and apply IFRSs principles, concepts and knowledge in a commercial setting.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts

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

  • MSc (Econ) in Accounting and Finance (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Content includes all current standards. These cover all aspects of financial reporting, including: - Revenue recognition - Asset valuation - Assessment and recognition of liabilities - Financial instruments - Consolidation - Disclosure.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Computer Practical during University weeks 43 - 44
  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 35, 39 - 43
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 39 - 43

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

One 50% in-class computer test (testing understanding of content) and one 3,000 word essay (50%), testing understanding of the course material in a broader learning context. Resit: Resit the computer test, and a 2hr written examination.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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