Accounting and Finance

Law for Accounting

Module code: N1614
Level 4
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

This module provides an introduction to law for accounting. A working knowledge of the legal system is essential to contextualise learning within the institutional framework and acts as a point of reference for detailed accounting knowledge.

Module learning outcomes

  • Discuss how the legal system impacts on accounting practice
  • Explain the ethical implications in relation to legal and accounting frameworks
  • Communicate legal information to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • Identify and explain the legal implications of various scenarios