Short Title:Financial Analysis
Full Title:Financial Analysis
Module Code:FINA H3003
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Electricity and energy
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:DIARMUID RUSH
Module Author:OWEN SINNOTT
Module Description:This module aims to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to carry out basic accounting and financial analysis and to communicate effectively with accountants.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Classify costs, cost behaviours and perform basic overhead analysis.
LO2 Analyse process, joint and by-product costs.
LO3 Identify the benefits and quantify the differences between Activity Base Costing and traditional Absorption Costing methods.
LO4 Create budgets up to departmental level and carry out basic variance analysis for control purposes.
LO5 Analyse proposed investments using discounted cash flow techniques, payback period, and accounting rate of return.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Multiple Choice Questionnaire 1 1 10.00 Week 4
Continuous Assessment Multiple Choice Questionnaire 2 2,3 10.00 Week 7
Continuous Assessment Multiple Choice Questionnaire 3 4 10.00 Week 8
Continuous Assessment Multiple Choice Questionnaire 4 5 10.00 Week 12
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 60.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Course material delivery 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Time Student study 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Course material delivery 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Time Student study 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Colin Drury, 2012, Management and Cost Accounting, 8th Ed. [ISBN: 9781408041802]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Leon Freris, David Infield 2008, Renewable energy in power systems, John Wiley & Sons Chichester, England [ISBN: 9780470017494]
  • B. K. Hodge 2010, Alternative energy systems and applications, Wiley Hoboken, NJ [ISBN: 9780470142509]
  • by Barney L. Capehart, Wayne C. Turner, William J. Kennedy 2008, Guide to energy management, 6th Ed., Fairmont Press USA [ISBN: 0881736058]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EAEEE_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Sustainable Energy Engineering 5 Mandatory
TA_EAEEE_D Bachelor of Engineering in Energy and Environmental Engineering 5 Mandatory