An Evaluation of Financial Reporting

Module code: ACFI 5005

Module description

This module introduces the appraisal of the broader aspects of financial accounting and reporting. Rather than examining technical aspects of reporting, the module will appraise the theoretical.

developments in the topic and place financial accounting and reporting in a social and political context so that students can appreciate the implications of accounting practice.

This module aims to develop the knowledge and understanding of financial accounting developemnts and practice in the context of current theoretical developments, including the international context.

The rationale for this module is to expose students to evaluate contemporary financial accounting techniques and practices and to critically analyse the significance and value of financial accounting standards.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 2 hours
  • Tutorials: 1 hour

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books

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