Accounting for Managers (N1549)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

This module will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required to evaluate the various managerial roles which accounting information plays within organisations.

You will learn how to:

  • interpret financial statements
  • apply and evaluate techniques of financial statement analysis
  • explain, prepare and interpret budgets and standard costing information

The module will also help you to develop important work place and employability skills, such as teamwork within small groups.


67%: Lecture
33%: Seminar


25%: Coursework (Group submission (written))
75%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 33 hours of contact time and 117 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2018/19. 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: