Professional Skills

Module code: ACFI1420

Module description

This module aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop communication skills, skills that are essential to academic success (e.g. referencing and research skills) and other skills that are transferable to a career in the accounting profession or other employment. 

Emphasis is placed on employability skills development (e.g. presentations, group work) and practical learning opportunities are offered including considerable IT usage. 

This module is further enhanced by inviting speakers from professional bodies.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 20 hours
  • Tutorials: 22 hours


  • Group presentation (1000 words): 25%
  • Individual portfolio (3500 words): 75%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books