Professional Ethics and Critical Theory

Module code: MN3150

Professional accountants have significant social, legal and ethical responsibilities.

During this module, you'll critically look at the social, legal and political development of the accounting profession. You'll critique the potential ethical issues and conflicts of interest that could arise during professional accounting work, and engage with contemporary academic and professional debates to discuss the social and political role of accounting practice.

You'll develop your skills in written communication, problem-solving, decision making, business awareness and time management.


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of seminars
  • 122 hours of guided independent study


  • Theory based coursework (100%)