Management Accounting

MQF Level 5


Management Accounting

Module Type
ECTS Credits
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Module Description

In this module the learner is introduced to management information and its aims. The purpose of management accounting is to assist management in goal setting, strategy, operations, controls, performance appraisal and decision making.

This module is designed to furnish students with a wide array of skills for the students to be in a position to draft relevant management accounting reports for internal decision-making purposes. Cost accounting is also explored in this module; it addresses the importance of standard costing, budgeting, and variance analysis for the organising and managing of business activities. The learner will also be introduced to the monitoring and assessing of an entity and its activity.



Target Audience

• Individuals seeking to advance their academic and professional knowledge in Accounting.
• Individuals wanting to pursue a wide range of accounting, consulting, financial and managerial career paths.
• Individuals wanting to enhance their ability to interpret, assess and communicate financial related data.

Career Paths

The potential positions for which this programme aims to prepare could be and are not limited to:

• Financial Accountant
• Management Accountant
• Tax Accountant
• Accounts Assistant
• Financial Controller
• Risk Analyst
• Compliance officer
• Consultancy
• Auditor including internal audit function
• Financial crime analyst.
• Treasury Manager
• Financial Manager

How you’ll be assessed

The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The course comprises:
• 6 lectures per module;
• 3-hour lectures (evening);
• 12 hours of online content per module, comprising synchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.

Assessment is carried out via two mandatory components:
• Modular Assessment;
• Project Assessment

The course also includes additional, specialised support to help you write your Dissertation, including classes on Qualitative/Quantitative data analysis tools, as well as Dissertation Workshops.

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