Management and Professional Accounting BA (Hons) - OnlineCoventry University
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- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
Skills and Training
The management and professional accounting honours degree focuses strongly on legislation and governance, advanced taxation and strategic leadership.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This course covers a broad range of topics, from theories and models of taxation to a critical exploration of management and leadership theories and behavioural models. You should also be able to develop the skills and knowledge that will help prepare you to gain professional qualifications.WHAT WILL I LEARN?
- Financial statements, internal control and systems;
- Principles of taxation;
- Credit management and control;
- Business finance;
- Management information;
- Accounting for business;
- Law for accounting;
- Business strategy analysis;
- Advanced taxation;
- Financial management.
On successful completion of the programme you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
• Accounting context – you will cover a range of contexts in which accounting can be seen as operating, not only within business entities, including a critical understanding of market theories. You will also cover elements from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) to include; business objectives, functions and business structures;
• Language and practices – you will study the main current language and common practices deployed within accounting contexts as well as a number of alternative practices (for example, alternative recognition rules and valuation bases, approaches to control and decision making). At this level you will also cover elements from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 4 and Institute of Financial Advisors (IFA) Level 4 Diploma for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Financial Accounting;
• Preparation and recording – you will examine the main methods and techniques of recording and summarising transactions and preparing financial statements. This module also covers elements from AAT Level 4 and the IFA Level 4 and 5 Diploma for SME Financial Accountants and Financial Managers;
• Analytical tools and techniques – you will look at the key tools and techniques utilised to analyse organisational performance, prepare budgets and construct reliable forecasts. This module also covers elements from AAT Level 4 and the IFA Level 4 and 5 Diploma for SME Financial Accountants and Financial Managers;
• Business strategy analysis – you will study the theories, models, frameworks, tasks and roles of management together with rational analysis and other processes of decision making within organisations and in relation to the external environment. This module also covers elements from AAT Level 4 and the ICAEW CFAB;
HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
• Financial management – you will explore the theoretical tools and theories of finance, and their relevance and application to theoretical and practical problems: capital budgeting criteria, asset pricing models and the valuation of securities, and cost of capital. The module also covers elements from AAT Level 4, the IFA Level 4 and 5 Diploma for SME Financial Accountants and Managers and the ICAEW unit on Financial Management.
Online courses are designed to maximise the capabilities of today’s technologies in order to engage the full learning potential of each student. Tutors interact with students asynchronously (not in real time) using a robust virtual learning environment.
Module content incorporates online lectures, simulations, videos, audio, interactive animations, discussion boards, and in some cases, scheduled live classroom sessions. Through the web interface, you will be able to submit regular assignments and assessments, including homework, projects, tests and papers.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
The convenient, flexible format allows you to study wherever there is access to the internet. The online classroom consists of a community of students, organised into small groups to form virtual classrooms. Expert tutors are available to answer questions about subject material, coordinate class discussions, assist with assignments, and provide personalised support.
At Coventry University College there are no traditional final examinations to worry about. Instead, we’ll assess your learning through course work and phase tests. Assessments take place during and at the end of each six-week block. Tutors can provide support through regular updates and tutorials.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
This course runs online offering flexibility to structure study around your personal and/or work commitments.
Though curriculum requirements must be completed within an established period, you determine the hours that are best for studying.
Hours of study per week are individualised for every student, based upon their pace of study. Typically this would be 12 hours of weekly guided study, which consists of online materials such as assigned text reading, interactive discussions boards, video study and optional live classroom sessions. The remaining required hours would be self-guided and would consist of assignments, assessments and other project work.
Online module materials are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from any location with internet access."
For the academic year 2015/16 (September 2015, November 2015, January 2016, February 2016 intakes), each six-week module block will cost £1,416.25 for a UK/EU student.
For the academic year 2014/15 (April and June 2015 intakes), each six-week module block will cost £2,000 for an international student. For the academic year 2015/16 (September 2015, November 2015, January 2016, February 2016 intakes), each six-week module block will cost £2,060 for an international student.