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Course Details in 2022/23 Session

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Module Title LM International Finance and Accounting
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Finance
Module Code 07 24257
Module Lead Dr Hisham Farag
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None

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 24257-02 : Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) (30%)
24257-04 : Individual Coursework : Coursework (50%)
24257-05 : Group Presentation : Presentation (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Main assessment: Group presentation (20%), MCQ (30%) & 1,000 word individual assignment (50%).
Re-assessment: MCQs (30%) & 1,750 word individual assessment (70%) students only resit the failed component (or closest component)
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