International Developments in Accounting

Module code: ACFI 3217

Module descriptor

This module will look at the ever changing area of financial accounting and corporate reporting. It will consider the different approaches to developing accounting rules and regulations used across the world as well as technological and reporting developments which have been implemented recently or are currently in discussion.

It will also consider the impact of globalisation and the internationalisation of the accounting market on the stakeholders of a business.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 22 hours
  • Tutorials: Tutorials are held on a fortnightly basis


  • National review (1250 words): 50%
  • Comparative magazine article (group) (1000 words): 50%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books