Short Title:Financial Accounting 1
Full Title:Financial Accounting 1
Module Code:FACC H1006
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Accounting and taxation
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:GARVAN WHELAN
Module Description:This module aims to provide students with knowledge of basic accounting concepts, terminology, principles and formats. It is intended that this knowledge will be applied to various business scenarios and functions so that an appreciation of the important role of financial information will be attained by the student.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an awareness of the important role of Financial Accounting information in the business decision making process.
LO2 Display a knowledge of the fundamental accounting concepts and principles that underpin the preparation of Financial Accounts.
LO3 Record business transactions and apply basic accounting and book-keeping techniques that will be used to assess and present financial information.
LO4 Prepare and present the Financial Accounts for a business in a prescribed standard format.
LO5 Explain the impact on the accounting preparation of a limited number of perscribed accounting standards.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other The continuous assessment will take the form of an individual assessment. This can be an in-class time constrained short answer type exam or a project. 1,2,3,5 30.00 n/a
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 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus 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 Class based Instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Tutorial Question practice 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Study and question practice 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Study and question practice 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Loretta Kyne and Garvan Whelan, WORKBOOK IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 1, Latest edition Ed., ITT Dublin, Ireland
Recommended Book Resources
  • Andrew Thomas and Anne Marie Ward 2015, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Eighth Ed., McGraw Hill
  • ASB & IASB, Statements of Standard Accounting Practice, Financial Reporting Standards, and International Financial Reporting Standards, ASB & IASB Publications
  • Wood and Sangster 2015, Business Accounting 1, Pearson Education
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_BAACC_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 1 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 1 Mandatory
TA_BAACC_D Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance 1 Mandatory
TA_BADMN_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business Administration 1 Mandatory