Accounting Information Systems (N1550)

15 credits, Level 5

Spring teaching

You study accounting information systems, and cover three specific areas:

  • the role of accounting systems in the context of business processes, transaction cycles, and internal controls
  • core data management concepts that are fundamental to the design of modern accounting systems
  • recent developments in accounting information systems and the impact this has on the accounting profession.

Throughout the module, you are given practical examples using a leading enterprise system.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. 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.