Advanced Management Accounting (N1551)

15 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

You build on the technical knowledge and skills you have developed in your management accounting modules.

You examine the socio-economic and organisational contexts that underpin management accounting, and look at the modern issues that influence and shape management accounting practice.

You critically evaluate academic research, looking at key themes in contemporary management accounting practice. You also examine how and why management accounting has changed. 

Teaching

67%: Lecture
33%: Seminar

Assessment

40%: Coursework (Essay)
60%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 31 hours of contact time and about 119 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

Courses

This module is offered on the following courses: