Advanced Financial Accounting (N1609)

15 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

This module develops knowledge and skills in: understanding and applying the conceptual framework and accounting standards in the preparation of financial statements of entities, including groups; analysis and interpretation of those financial statements; recognising the limitations of financial statements and of the tools and techniques used in their analysis.


67%: Lecture
33%: Practical (Workshop)


25%: Coursework (Problem set)
75%: Examination (Unseen examination)

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.

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 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: