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Course Details in 2020/21 Session

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Module Title LH Advanced Financial Accounting
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 22683
Module Lead George Georgiou
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions BSc Accounting and Finance and BSc Money Banking and Finance students only
Contact Hours Lecture-46 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Guided independent study-144 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description The module will cover selections from the following topics: financial analysis and valuation, earnings per share, foreign currency translation, leasing, capital instruments, off balance sheet transactions, research and development expenditure, long-term contracts, segmental reporting, pensions, derivatives, revenue recognition, capitalisation of interest, as well as contemporary issues in financial accounting as they arise
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module the student should be able to: Apply appropriate (standard) financial accounting techniques to a range of advanced accounting problems; Evaluate critically the techniques applied; Understand and critically assess financial analysis and valuation techniques based on financial statement data; Appreciate the problems of regulating accounting practice.
Assessment 22683-02 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (50%)
22683-03 : Group Video Presentation : Presentation (20%)
22683-04 : Group Report : Group Assessment - Coursework (30%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 3 hour examination (50%), Group video presentation (20%) and Group report (30%)
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