Bookkeeping & Accounting
This module covers a range of accounting information including, basic principles and concepts of bookkeeping and accounting, preparation of financial statements and the application of control mechanisms in the
financial accounting system.
The module is designed to introduce the concepts of analysing and interpreting financial statements, working capital management, sources of business finance, and an
introduction to capital investment appraisal.
Cost Accounting 1
Students will gain a basic knowledge of cost accounting and will have acquired the skills to identify and allocate costs to the production process from a stock valuation, profit measurement and decision making perspective.
Business Management & Administration
Participants will gain an overview of management and administration systems. Students will be introduced to the areas of marketing, research and development, personnel function, organisational structure, production and administration.
Building on material covered in semester one, the module will use financial management techniques to appraise capital investment opportunities within a
business environment. Sources of business finance will also be explored in greater detail, and there will be an introduction to strategic management.
Cost Accounting 2
The focus is on the use of costing for internal reporting, enabling managers to provide information for planning and control. In addition to this the use of budgeting, standard costing and relevant costing will enable the student to have an appreciation of the nature, function, format and value of internal reporting.
Computerised Accounting Systems – Sage Line 50: The Accounting Fundamentals
This programme utilises the Sage Line 50 software package and its application within the accounting function. This software assists business in managing their finances, accounts, customer and supplier information. The module explores the principle aspects of accounting software packages through the integration of topics studied previously in semester one along with exploring daily business tasks such as invoicing, managing suppliers, credit control, budgeting and managing
bank accounts etc.
Business & Company Law
This module is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of business and company law enabling professionals to apply the rules and principles of contract law to common situations. There will also be a focus on certain key principles of the law of torts.Consumer protection law will also be studied.