Business and management studies

Introduction to Management Accounting

Module code: N1527
Level 4
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

You study the role and content of management accounting systems and learn computational and evaluative techniques for information analysis, organisational planning and problem solving. 

You learn how management accounting systems help organisations identify, measure and communicate information for valuation purposes and enable managers and employees in an organisation to make informed judgements and decisions.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of cost and management accounting systems
  • Evaluate information about organisations and transactions and select appropriate management accounting tools to analyse data and create valid and relevant management information
  • Select and apply cost and management accounting techniques appropriate for pricing, reporting and control and for decision-making
  • Evaluate the role of management accounting in the provision of information for organisational planning, control and decision-making