Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Semester 2
AC30320 (together with AC30520 and AC30920). AC34010 is intended for third year Accounting and Finance students only.

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 2 Hours.
Seminars / Tutorials 2 Hours.
Other 12 Hours. Group Work


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 2 individually assessed pieces of 20% and 60% respectively  80%
Semester Assessment 1 piece of group work  20%
Supplementary Assessment Individual pieces of work only, students will resubmit only failed pieces of work.  100%

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed the module students will:

* Appreciate the linkage between financial accounting, management accounting and finance and management general

* Be able to select appropriate techniques, apply them and interpret the outcomes

* Identify the broader context in which business decisions are made

* And have further developed their decision making and team working skills.


The module is designed to assist students in integrating the various disciplines studied in an accounting and finance degree.

Brief description

The module intergrates finance, financial accounting and management accounting through the use of an interactive business game. Groups of students acting as company directors are required to run a company.


Working in teams, students take the role of directors of a company through the use of an interactive business game. As a member of a board of directors you are responsible for the running of a company competing against other student-run companies, requiring you to make key decisions after performing appropriate analyses of detailed information about your company and its environment. As a board of directors you are required to make decisions concerning staffing, raw material costs, quality and quantities, product prices and terms, marketing, research and development and financing. You will draw on the disciplines of financial accounting, management accounting, finance and management in general, and will use statistical and economic analyses as appropriate.

Reading List

The course manual which is distributed at the briefing lecture is essential reading


This module is at CQFW Level 6