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Fundamentals of Financial Reporting

Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 10 Credits.


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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This module will enable students to develop their fundamental accounting and information management skills, and introduce you to the information system requirements for the financial accounting needs of an organisation. Students will use a computer accounting package to input transactions and to produce financial statements used in business organisations.

Who is this course for?

Fundamentals of Financial Reporting is a 10 credit module on the Pathway to Accounting or Accounting and Finance programmes.

Learning and Teaching

Tutor-led online and classroom sessions.
There will be one Saturday school for Study Skills.
Your learning and teaching for this module is underpinned by self-directed study.

Coursework and Assessment

To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved.

On the Pathway Programme you will have formal assessments. These will take the form of class tests, written assignments, a course journal or a portfolio. Your assessments are designed to prepare you for further study in a degree setting.

Initial Reading

P. Marriott, J.R. Edwards, H.J. Mellett 2002 3rd edition Introduction to accounting London : Sage Available online

Library and Computing Facilities

As a student on this course you must join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing your Pathway organiser Jan Stephens on (029) 2087 6248.

Accessibility of Courses

Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.

Further Information

A range of further information can be found on our web site www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.