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Course Details in 2019/20 Session

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Module Title Financial Reporting
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 28188
Module Lead Jo Watkins
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-22 hours
Seminar-8 hours
Guided independent study-70 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description The module builds on the introductory bookkeeping and financial accounting concepts students developed in introductory module(s). This module introduces theoretic and practical topics required for advanced financial reporting. The module will cover the following topics in respect of financial reporting for UK corporate bodies; the regulatory framework; the reporting entity including accounting for groups; reporting financial performance; accounting for tangible and intangible assets. On completion of the module students will be able to prepare and appraise the basic financial statements of an entity.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Prepare in accordance with International Accounting Standards a set of consolidated group accounts (Income statement and statements of financial position) which include associates and subsidiaries.
  • Account for a variety of different tangible assets using International Accounting Standards;
  • Account for intangible assets using International Accounting Standards.
Assessment 28188-01 : FR Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (60%)
28188-02 : FR Class Test : Class Test (40%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions One hour class test – multiple choice and objective test questions (40%)
2hr exam (60%)

Reassessment: 2 hr exam (100%)
Other None
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