Accounting for Managers (N1549)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

The module aims to enable you to develop an understanding and the skills required to evaluate the various managerial roles that accounting information plays within organisations. You will learn how to interpret financial statements and apply and evaluate techniques of financial statement analysis as well as how to explain, prepare and interpret budgets and standard costing information within organisations. The module will also develop the work place skills of working in small groups.

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 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: