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BU5571: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course introduces management accounting and the difference between this strand of accounting and that studied in the BU5031 module.  It develops in students the ability to apply complex problem-solving techniques in the planning, control and decision-making process.  It shows how quantitative methods and analytical techniques can be applied in management accounting solutions to management problems.  The course seeks to develop in students an understanding the organisational context as well as the nature of management accounting information.  The focus is to enhance students’ problem-solving and communication skills, and develop their ability to select and apply appropriate techniques in specific contexts.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Ndubuisi Anomelechi

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?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Introduction to Management Accounting Short term decision making Long term decision making Budgeting and planning Costing systems – traditional and ABC Performance measurement – financial and non-financial Behavioural issues in Management Accounting.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc (Econ) in Accounting and Finance

Contact Teaching Time

70 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Computer Practical during University weeks 27 - 30
  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 25 - 33
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 25 - 33

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

One 30% piece of course work (management reports of 2,000 words); one group presentation (10%); one 2 hour exam (60%).

Resit: 2hr written examination, 100%.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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