Short courses
Business, Accounting, Marketing & Enterprise

Introduction to Finance

This course provides you with an understanding of both financial and management accounting. You learn to appreciate the impact and decisions on cost base and the profitability of a business.

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Starts Tuesday 2 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information

Starts Tuesday 2 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm.

If you apply for multiple courses, please check delivery times and ensure there are no clashes.
Courses appear as University Certificate of Credit on the apply online tab.

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Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

What you study

Indicative content
Business as a transformation system – use of money to record activity
Profit and loss accounts
Balance sheets – relation to personal finance and company issues
Cash flow
Debtor and creditor management
Types of costs – fixed and variable – importance for decision making
Control loop – importance and preparation of Budgets, variance reports, decision making
Personal application - Preparation and review of personal reflection and action plan

How you are assessed

Formative feedback will be given through class-based case studies, discussion groups and other practical activities.

Summative assessment consists of a 1500 word assignment (100%) requiring students to produce a practical project that could be implemented to increase revenues, reduce costs, reduce waste or generate real business improvement. This will include a 300 word piece of self reflection on the learning gained from undertaking the module.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Starts Tuesday 2 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information