Introduction to Accounting
Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 20 Credits.
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The Introduction to Accounting module provides non-specialist students with an introduction to financial accounting, management accounting and the core elements of financial management. It stresses the role of accounting as a service activity within the broader economic context
Who is this course for?
Introduction to Accounting is a 20 credit module on the Pathway to Business and Management programme.
Learning and Teaching
Tutor-led classroom sessions, student-led seminars.
There will be two Saturday schools 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.
- Pauline Weetman 2006 4th edition Financial and Management Accounting : an introduction New York : Prentice Hall
- Peter Atrill, E. J McLaney 2013 8th edition Accounting and finance for non-specialists New York : Prentice Hall
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 Pathways 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.
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.