Financial Accounting & Financial Statement Analysis

Key information

Start date
End date
Term 1
Module code
FHEQ Level
School of Finance and Management

Module overview

This module provides students with fundamental knowledge of the important components and structures of financial statements. This module aims to provide a grounding in: Analytical and numerical skills; professional ethics in the real world (including the ability to prepare financial statements for organisations); share valuations (utilising published financial information) and assessments of the quality of corporate financial reports.

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:

  • Analyse the financial performance of companies
  • Show the links between accounting statements, valuation methods and investment analysis
  • Read financial statements
  • Conduct financial analysis including applying valuation models and ratios
  • Make forecasts and valuations


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