Modules Year 1: BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance


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Modules Year 1: BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Interactive Learning Skills and Communication To develop a range of academic and communicative skills necessary for successful study in Higher Education. To develop independent learning and encourage students to take responsibility for their personal, academic and professional development. To develop the knowledge and ability to use a range of digital technologies Mode of delivery Face-to-face Contact hours (per semester/modules) Contact hours: 48 Self-directed study hours: 48 How will I be assessed? Coursework (55%), closed book examination (30%) and personal development performance (15%). These modules carry a standard minimum progression requirement: pass mark 60%/grade C.

Management Concepts To enable students to understand the underpinning theories relating to management and apply these to today’s changing business environment. The management process with reference to organisations in the public and private sectors. The commercial, political, economic, socio-cultural, technological and ecological factors influencing organisations. Mode of delivery Face-to-face Contact hours (per semester/module) Contact hours: 50 Self-directed study hours: 100 How will I be assessed? Coursework (50%) and final examination (50%). In order to pass the module students must achieve at least a grade D overall AND a minimum of 35% in the examination and coursework.

Financial Accounting Define the theoretical principles underpinning accounting. Develop basic skills in financial accounting. The module provides an introduction to financial accounting by identifying the basic principles of accounting theory and practice. This is done using the outline of the conceptual framework and the basics of double entry book keeping. The student learns how to prepare an extended trial balance, an income statement and statement of financial position of corporated and unincorporated organisations including trading, manufacturing and not for profit organisations. Mode of delivery Face-to-face Contact hours (per semester/module) Contact hours: 98 Self-directed study hours: 102 How will I be assessed?

Coursework in class test (20%) in-class SAGE accounting software (10%) and final examination (70%). In order to pass the module students must achieve at least a grade D overall AND a minimum of 35% in the examination and coursework.

Introduction to Economics Define the fundamental principles of economic principles and concepts. Identify economic theories and express these through economic analysis of the private, public, national and international sectors. Mode of delivery Topics are introduced in lectures and then developed in tutorials whereby students will work through practical applications of the basic theory. Contact hours (per semester/module) Contact hours: 50 Self-directed study hours: 100 How will I be assessed? Coursework: Eight (8) In class formative tests comprising: six (6) In-class tests of multiple choice / diagrammatic representations / short answers; Two (2) Essay plans under timed conditions and final closed-book exam (50%). In order to pass the module students must achieve at least a grade D overall AND a minimum of 35% in the examination and coursework.

People Management Understand the influences on employment relationships. Define effective people management practices. The nature of work and the employment relationship; the impact of the psychological contract on the employment relationship; employment practices; the role of the HR function; how HR can contribute to organisational effectiveness; how globalisation has affected HR policies and practices; effective change management techniques; the range of HR interventions and how they can add value Mode of delivery Topics are introduced in lectures and then developed in tutorials whereby students will work through practical applications of the basic theory. Contact hours (per semester/module) Contact hours: 50 Self-directed study hours: 100 How will I be assessed? Coursework: Panel Interview (40%) and final examination (60%). In order to pass the module students must achieve at least a grade D overall AND a minimum of 35% in the examination and coursework.

Management Accounting Define the fundamental aspects used in management accounting. Identify key concepts and techniques used in management accounting. Preparation of budgets and cash flow forecasts; cost-volume-profit analysis; cost assignment; approaches to costing. Mode of delivery Topics are introduced in lectures and then developed in tutorials whereby students will work through practical applications of the basic theory. Contact hours (per semester/module) Contact hours: 50 Self-directed study hours: 100 How will I be assessed?

Mid-term examination (30%) and final examination (70%). In order to pass the module students must achieve at least a grade D overall AND a minimum of 35% in the examination and coursework.

Business Law Define the domestic legal framework within which businesses operate and transact finance. Identify sources of: Law; Courts; Business organisations. An overview of the law relating to business organisations: sole traders, partnerships and companies; Law of contract: establishing contractual obligations, performing the contract, contractual breakdown. Delict: duty and standard of care, proof of negligence, liability. Mode of delivery Topics are introduced in lectures and then developed in tutorials whereby students will work through practical applications of the basic theory. Contact hours (per semester/module) Contact hours: 50 Self-directed study hours: 100 How will I be assessed? Final examination (100%). In order to pass the module students must achieve at least a grade D overall AND a minimum of 35% in the examination and coursework.

Personal and Business Finance Define Personal and Business Finance. Understand the sources of business finance and the impact on operations. Loans, mortgages, savings, pensions, insurance, foreign currency, business mathematics, taxation, sources of finance for business, banking, markets, stock exchange. Mode of delivery Topics are introduced in lectures and then developed in tutorials whereby students will work through practical applications of the basic theory. Contact hours (per semester/module) Contact hours: 50 Self-directed study hours: 100 How will I be assessed? Final examination (100%). In order to pass the module students must achieve at least a grade D overall AND a minimum of 35% in the examination and coursework.