AC103 Half Unit
Elements of Management Accounting and Financial Management
This information is for the 2017/18 session.
Dr Yasmine Chahed OLD 3.30, Prof Richard Macve OLD 3.11 and Mrs Chrisoulla Constantinou
This course is available on the BSc in Management. This course is not available as an outside option nor to General Course students.
Introduction to managerial accounting and financial management. The design, use and role of accounting information in the management and control of organisational activities. Costing and budgeting. Financial institutions and sources of financing. Financial evaluation of decisions in the shorter and longer terms. The design and use of performance measurement systems. Accounting for environmental impacts.
20 hours of lectures and 10 hours of classes in the LT. 2 hours of lectures in the ST.
Written answers to numerical problems and discussion questions will be expected weekly; some will be collected during classes for marking and feedback.
Detailed reading lists will be made available at the beginning of the course. Illustrative texts include: Peter Atrill and Eddie McLaney, Management Accounting for Decision Makers, 8th edn, Pearson (2015); Levinson, M The Economist Guide To Financial Markets (6th edition).
Exam (100%, duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes) in the main exam period.
The first 15 minutes will be reading time.
Student performance results
(2014/15 - 2016/17 combined)
|Classification||% of students|
Total students 2016/17: 93
Average class size 2016/17: 9
Capped 2016/17: No
Value: Half Unit
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills
- Application of numeracy skills
- Specialist skills
Course survey results
(2014/15 - 2016/17 combined)1 = "best" score, 5 = "worst" score
The scores below are average responses.
Response rate: 69%
Reading list (Q2.1)
Course satisfied (Q2.4)