Business and management studies

Management Accounting

Module code: N1510
Level 5
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Unseen examination

This module, whilst considering contemporary debates and controversies, will equip you with an appreication of the traditional management accounting techniques and consider their applicability, strengths and weaknesses.

Through an exploration of ‘new’ techniques including those employing Information Technology, develop an understanding of current and future directions in the field.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of a major management accounting system. Considering both traditional and new methods
  • Apply methods to a set of management accounting problems including budget analysis and control systems
  • Use techniques to achieve pricing and product decisions
  • Critically evaluate directions in management accounting change