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Financial Accounting - MAN00012C

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  • Department: The York Management School
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. David Kilgour
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: C
  • Academic year of delivery: 2021-22

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2021-22

Module aims

This module introduces the core concepts of financial accounting. It enables students to prepare and interpret financial statements and considers how these may be used in practice.

Module learning outcomes

  • Identify the key concepts underpinning financial accounting
  • Understand the basis of preparation of financial statements
  • Prepare a range of financial statements
  • Apply and interpret financial analysis techniques to the successful development of business
  • Gain an introduction to financial markets


Task Length % of module mark
Online Exam
Financial Accounting
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Online Exam
Financial Accounting
N/A 100

Module feedback

Module assessment reports to students are written by the module leader for all assessments (open and closed) and placed on the VLE after the Board of Examiners has received the module marks.

The timescale for the return of feedback will accord with TYMS policy

Indicative reading

McLaney, E. and Atrill, P. : Accounting - an Introduction, 7th edition. Prentice Hall

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