Contemporary Issues in Accounting (N1608)
15 credits, Level 6
The aim of this module is to develop ability to evaluate the impacts on accounting of contemporary issues in society by: critically analysing and communicating accounting responses to such issues; and, developing creative solutions to unresolved accounting problems arising from them. In pursuing this objective, the way in which accounting is viewed and portrayed in popular culture will be analysed and interpreted; and the requirements of the regulatory framework of accounting and their implications for accounting will be critically assessed.
67%: Practical (Workshop)
100%: Coursework (Essay, Portfolio)
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 2020/21. 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: