Advanced Management Accounting

Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 22681

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester Taught across both

Pre-requisite modules 07 22677 & 07 12402(All candidates must have studied an introductory and an intermediate module in management accounting)

Module description

This course builds on the knowledge of management accounting concepts and techniques developed in years 1 and 2 and applies them to issues of control and strategic management. The course will cover in depth cost management, management control and performance measurement, transfer pricing and strategic management accounting. It will also examine the use of management accounting in different organisational contexts, including service industries and the public sector. The relevance of organisational context will be explored and case studies will be used to highlight contextual issues.

Teaching and learning methods

2 hours of lectures per week plus one class fortnightly