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AC3054: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 3 (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

Building upon the material in Management Accounting 2, the course examines in greater detail behavioural, managerial, and strategic aspects of management accounting and management control. The course content includes management accounting issues pertaining to:

  • Strategic management accounting

  • Operational management issues including quality management

  • Performance evaluation and management systems

  • Management control systems, and

  • Advance decision making techniques such as decision-trees, learning curves and project evaluation and review techniques

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr William Jackson

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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

  • AC2031 Management Accounting 2 (Passed)
  • Either Accountancy (AC) (Studied) or Finance (FI) (Studied)
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate 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

Building upon the material in Management Accounting 2, the course examines in greater detail theoretical, behavioural, organisational, managerial and also historical aspects of various management accounting and control techniques and practices.

Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 8 - 18
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 11, 13, 15, 17
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 12, 14, 16, 18

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

First Attempt

(30%) Online MCQ Tests
(70%) 150 minute online examination

Alternative Resit

Resit: 2,000 word individual case study (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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