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Accounting & Economics

Accounting Essentials for Business Success

You will gain an understanding of key financial statements as well as budgeting, and develop an appreciation of the impact of events and decisions on the profitability of any organisation, whether large or small.

 

Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

 

Course overview

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Winter university

Start date: Starts Thursday 19 January, Thursdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

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You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

 

Course details

What you study

Introduction, what is finance, profit and loss
Balance sheets, cash flow vs. profit, cash management
Company structures, analysis of company reports, introduction to ratios
Ratio analysis
Capital appraisal, appraisal methods, discounted cash flow
Introduction to management accounting, business planning, budgets and controls
Cost behaviour, marginal costing/break-even analysis, accounting in decision making

How you are assessed

One Blackboard online assessment: to produce an informal report between 1,000 – 1,500 words (excluding appendices) in a professional style which evaluates and analyses the performance of a selected UK listed company, comparing it with an appropriate comparable company.

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 
 

Part-time

2023/24 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Start date: Starts Thursday 19 January, Thursdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
 

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