Accounting and Finance

Introduction to Accounting

Module code: N1086
Level 4
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Workshop
Assessment modes: Coursework, Take away paper

This module is designed as an introduction to accounting and financial management for managers.

The module introduces accounting and financial management topics gradually, examining basic principles and underlying concepts before demonstrating how accounting statements and financial information can be used to improve business decision-making.

The module focus is for students of business and management as decision-makers and users of financial information.

Module learning outcomes

  • Prepare plans for businesses and business operations, making use of appropriate accounting data
  • Evaluate the risks and rewards of a business, business operation or business proposal, making use of appropriate accounting data
  • Explain how a project or business could be financed
  • Effectively communicate a business case, assisted by the use of appropriate accounting information