Financial Accounting and Audit

Module code: EC7112

This module provides an introduction to financial accounting and auditing for students who have not previously studied these subjects. The Financial Accounting part of the module covers basic double-entry bookkeeping and the preparation and interpretation of financial statements for sole-traders, partnerships and companies. The Auditing part covers the reasons for needing and audit and how company financial statements are verified in practice.


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 5 hours of seminars
  • 125 hours of independent study


  • Coursework (30%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (70%)