Module Details for the Academic Year 2017/2018

ACC40330 Financial Statement Analysis

This course is concerned with providing a firm empirical basis
for business analysis. As such, we are concerned with understanding
the economic prospects and risks of business enterprises as an aid
to decision making. Financial statement analysis involves applying
analytical tools and techniques to financial statements and related
disclosures to derive estimates and inferences for a wide range of
business decisions. Examples include mergers, acquisitions,
divestitures, equity/ bond market investments and financial
management. The course will emphasize the appropriate use of
accounting information to create valuation models that support a
wide range of business decisions.
Upon completion of this course,
participants will have a firm understanding of:

The limitations of published financial information
The reconfiguration of published financial information to
provide a closer approximation to the underlying economic
The application of financial analysis techniques and the
preparation of prospective financial statements
The uses and abuses of valuation models
Item Workload
Autonomous Student Learning 51 hours
Specified Learning Activities 50 hours
Lectures 24 hours
Description FINAL Timing
Assignment :Assignment 100% of Final Grade Varies Over The Semester
Resit Opportunities

End of Semester Exam


If you fail this module you may repeat, resit or substitute where permissible 
Curricular information is subject to change

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