ACC10060 Accounting for non-Business students

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module will provide students with an introduction to financial and management accounting. Among the areas covered are: the nature and purpose of accounting; the users of accounting information; preparation and interpretation of Trading, Profit and Loss Accounts, Balance Sheets; VAT,The purpose of management accounting is to provide information to assist management in making informed decisions and evaluations. Management needs to plan, control and make decisions.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:
- Understand the nature and role of accounting information
- Classify users of accounting information and how each user might use this information
- Prepare Trading, Profit and Loss Accounts, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Statements
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the financial statements by being able to analyse and interpret a set of accounts
- prepare VAT return
- Understand the role of management accounting.
- Understand the importance of cost classifications
- Understand the relationships between cost volume and profit.
- Be able to do breakeven analysis
- Be able to prepare various budgets leading up to and including the cash budget

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

50

Autonomous Student Learning

39

Lectures

36

Total

125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
lectures
Enquiry & problem based learning 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Exclusions:

This module is offered only to non-business students. It is not offered to students in the following Programmes:
-Bachelor of Commerce
-Bachelor of Commerce (International)
-Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies
-Bachelor of Science (Economics and Finance)
-Bachelor of Actuarial and Financial Studies


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
ACC10040 - Financial Accounting 1

Additional Information:
This course is recommended for students who have no prior knowledge of accounting.


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Final written exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

70

Multiple Choice Questionnaire: In class MCQ's Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

20

Attendance: Attendance and participation Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No

10


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
Repeat Within Two Trimesters
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback will be given after each assessment

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Mon 11:00 - 12:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 16:00 - 16:50
Autumn
     
Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Thurs 15:00 - 16:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Tues 15:00 - 15:50
Spring