Study Abroad and Exchanges



ACC2024 : Management Accounting Systems

Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


A) to provide a framework of some of the methods and techniques of management accounting and control
B) to provide a framework for understanding the design and operation of management accounting and control systems by considering conceptual and practical issues

Outline Of Syllabus

Research methodologies of management accounting and control
Costing (including ABC)
Planning and control systems (including budgeting and beyond budgeting)
Performance management system
Current issues and transfer pricing

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion128:0028:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture62:0012:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture61:006:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading125:0025:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching41:004:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study125:0025:00N/A
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
ACC2003Financial Control
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures are used to explore relevant issues and to introduce appropriate concepts and techniques. Seminars are used to enable students to apply and develop skills in an interactive environment.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Case study1M100Short case study requiring numerical analysis and short report up to 3000 words
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Assignment-short case study requiring numerical analysis and the production of a short written report (c. 500 words)

The assessment is designed to test all the learning outcomes.

SEMESTER ONE ONLY STUDY ABROAD: assessment remains unchanged but submission date earlier

Reading Lists