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Accounting & Economics

Accounting Essentials for Business Success

 

Course overview

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.

This course will be delivered via a combination of live sessions using Microsoft Teams, pre-recorded sessions. All learning materials and recordings will be uploaded to our online learning platform, Blackboard.

Summer university

Start date: To be confirmed

Applications open early April

This course will be delivered online. Please check the entry requirements tab before making your application to ensure you meet the entry criteria and have all the minimum equipment necessary to take part.

You can study up to 30 credits at Summer 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 summer.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, it is advised that applicants are aged 16 at the time of enrolment. All applicants under the age of 18 at the time of enrolment must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

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Where you study

This course is delivered online.

 

Course details

What you study

18th January 2021
Introduction, what is finance, profit and loss

25th January 2021
Balance sheets, cash flow vs. profit, cash management

1st February 2021
Company structures, analysis of company reports, introduction to ratios

8th February 2021
Ratio analysis

15th February 2021
Capital appraisal, appraisal methods, discounted cash flow

22nd February 2021
Introduction to management accounting, business planning, budgets and controls

1st March 2021
Cost behaviour, marginal costing/break-even analysis, accounting in decision making

8th March 2021
Course summary – issues and concerns, assignment activity

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

As this is an online course it is necessary that you have access to a computer and that you are comfortable learning via an online platform. A strong and stable internet connection is required, and a webcam and microphone will allow you to participate in any interactive elements of the course.

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

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, it is advised that applicants are aged 16 at the time of enrolment. All applicants under the age of 18 at the time of enrolment must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

 
 

Part-time

2021/22 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Start date: To be confirmed