School of Business, Management and Economics

Case Studies in Accounting (N1509)

Case Studies in Accounting

Module N1509

Module details for 2011 cohort.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

This course expands upon the framework of financial reporting considering contemporary debates and controversies.
The developing nature of regulatory regimes associated with financial reporting in an International context will be explored as will the role of social and environmental issues within corporate reporting.
The reliability and usefullness of reporting from the point of view of a range of stakeholders with particular reference to Taxation authorities will be considered.
Current Taxation processes and procedures will be evaluated in the context of both local and global policies and regulatory frameworks.

Module learning outcomes

Identify and apply appropriate Case Study Methodologies and demonstrate a critical awareness of accounting and finance issues as evidenced by the cases studied and reported upon.

Accumulate a sense of contextual awareness through amassing case experience.

Apply ideas to organisational complexities and make judgements on the relevance and reliability of information in a given context

Communicate understanding to a group of peers and professionals

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
Case AnalysisT2 Week 12 100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

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