Intermediate Management Accounting (N1510)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

This module, whilst considering contemporary debates and controversies, will equip you with an appreciation of the traditional management accounting techniques and consider their applicability, strengths and weaknesses.

Through an exploration of ‘new’ techniques including those employing Information Technology, you will develop an understanding of current and future directions in the field.


67%: Lecture
33%: Seminar


25%: Coursework (Computer-based examination)
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: