Business and management studies

Advanced Management Accounting

Module code: N1551
Level 6
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Coursework

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. 

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of management accounting systems and advanced techniques in their broader context.
  • Demonstrate an ability to critically evaluate the effectiveness of management accounting techniques and systems.
  • Evaluate and apply contemporary theory and evidence to management practice.
  • Understand the importance of both ethical and methodological assumptions for framing accounting knowledge and practice.