Introduction to Accounting

Module code: ACFI 1202

Module description 

A general introduction to the basics of Financial Accounting and Management Accounting, designed for non-specialists, including: understanding, preparing and interpreting the three main financial statements; basic management accounting and its role in decision making; costing and analytical methods and the selection of the most appropriate method for application in a given situation; introductory investment appraisal; and analysing data in order to make management decisions within given scenarios.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 44 hours of lectures
  • Tutorials: 22 hours of tutorials


  • Interpretation assignment (individual) (2000 words): 25%
  • Unseen Exam: (120 mins): 75%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books