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IB256 - UPP Accounting & Finance in Context

  • Module code: IB256
  • Module name: UPP Accounting & Finance in Context
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of the module is to provide a critically-reflective and academically informed account of how you have begun to reflect on your technical expertise and the complexities inherent in undertaking accounting in professional situations.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: demonstrate developing knowledge of accounting standards and accounting methods and processes; write an informed critique of the key literature on a professional judgement relevant to the accounting and finance context; identify the theory embedded in practical situations (integrate theory and practice); undertake self-directed reflective research (recording observations and interpretation) in a professional accounting and finance context; develop, evaluate and present effective evidence-based written arguments relating to judgement within the specific professional employment context; write clearly and succinctly for the business context; discuss issues confidently and respectfully; understand the contextual significance of accounting and finance data in client specific situations; utilise employer software; reflect on performance and absorb the recommendations of peers and seniors; demonstrate an appreciation of and ability in the Initial Professional Development key skill areas; use appropriate questioning skills.

Timetabled teaching activities

Consultations when needed with Placement Year Tutor and Coordinator.

Departmental link

http://www.wbs.ac.uk/students/undergraduate/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IB256-30)
A (Assessed work only) 4000 Word Essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N210) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN36) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN37) - Year 3
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A