Advanced Management Accounting (N1551)

15 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

You build on the technical knowledge and skills you have developed in your management accounting modules.

You examine the socio-economic and organisational contexts that underpin management accounting, and look at the modern issues that influence and shape management accounting practice.

You critically evaluate academic research, looking at key themes in contemporary management accounting practice. You also examine how and why management accounting has changed. 


65%: Lecture
35%: Seminar


40%: Coursework (Essay)
60%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 36 hours of contact time and 114 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: