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Module Title LM International Finance and Accounting
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 24257
Module Lead Dr Hisham Farag
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-0 hours
Seminar-0 hours
Tutorial-0 hours
Project supervision-0 hours
Demonstration-0 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-0 hours
Supervised time in studio/workshop-0 hours
Fieldwork-0 hours
External Visits-0 hours
Work based learning-0 hours
Guided independent study-0 hours
Placement-0 hours
Year Abroad-0 hours
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Description

The module will provide an understanding of the theory and practical application of accounting in relation to the following accounting procedures: the interpretation of external financial statements of incorporated companies (Financial Accounting); internally generated accounting information for decision making and control within organisations (Management Accounting); the financial markets and sources of funds (Corporate Finance). The module will also develop skills in the analysis of accounting data and provide a good understanding of the underlying assumptions on which the figures are based.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module students should be able to:

  • demonstrate critical knowledge and understanding of and be able to interpret a set of previously unseen financial statements;
  • apply complex management accounting concepts to business decision-making;
  • demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of, and critically analyse the role and function of accounting in the organisation both as an internal reporting and external reporting tool.
Assessment 24257-01 : Coursework : Coursework (25%)
24257-02 : Examination : Exam (School Arranged) - Written Unseen (75%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 3 hour unseen examination (75%), Group Assignment, 3000 words (25%) Reassessment: 3 hour examination (100%)
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