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BSc Accounting with Spanish

Academic Year 2017/18

A programme specification is required for any programme on which a student may be registered. All programmes of the University are subject to the University's Quality Assurance and Enhancement processes as set out in the DASA Policies and Procedures Manual.

Programme Title

BSc Accounting with Spanish

Final Award
(exit route if applicable for Postgraduate Taught Programmes)

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Programme Code

ACC-BSC-MM

UCAS Code

N4R4

JACS Code

N400 (DESCR) 66

Criteria for Admissions

A Level grades of AAB plus Grade B in GCSE Mathematics

Where a student studies Spanish to A Level a minimum of grade B must be obtained. There are other entry routes (language) to this degree programme. If Spanish has not been studied to A Level, then either an AS grade B or GCSE grade B in the language is required.

ATAS Clearance Required

No

Health Check Required

No

Portfolio Required

Interview Required

Mode of Study

Full Time

Type of Programme

Major Honours

Length of Programme

4 Academic Year(s)

Total Credits for Programme

480

Exit Awards available

INSTITUTE INFORMATION

Awarding Institution/Body

Queen's University Belfast

Teaching Institution

Queen's University Belfast

School/Department

Queen's Management School

Framework for Higher Education Qualification Level 
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/publications/information-and-guidance

Level 6

QAA Benchmark Group
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/assuring-standards-and-quality/the-quality-code/subject-benchmark-statements

Accounting (2007)

Accreditations (PSRB)

Association of Certified Chartered Accountants

Date of most recent Accreditation Visit 01-06-13

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Date of most recent Accreditation Visit 01-09-11

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Date of most recent Accreditation Visit 15-05-13

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Date of most recent Accreditation Visit 01-01-14

Association of International Accountants

Date of most recent Accreditation Visit 20-02-14

External Examiner Name:

External Examiner Institution/Organisation

Professor Breda Sweeney

NUI, Galway

Professor Sheila Ellwood

University of Bristol

REGULATION INFORMATION

Does the Programme have any approved exemptions from the University General Regulations
(Please see General Regulations)

None

Programme Specific Regulations

Stage 1
Students must successfully complete all taught modules before they can progress to Stage 2 of the programme.

Stage 2
A compulsory minimum 9 month work placement must be completed at the end of Stage 2. This is non-negotiable and must be with an approved employer in a host country where the target language is used. Students are only permitted to undertake one placement opportunity.

Students will only be permitted to begin the work placement once they have successfully completed a minimum of 80 CATs points in Stage 2. Students are expected to complete all remaining modules in the August supplementary examining period.

Stage 3
Students will not be permitted to proceed to Stage 3 until they have satisfactorily completed the work placement requirements.

Students with protected characteristics

Are students subject to Fitness to Practise Regulations

(Please see General Regulations)

No

EDUCATIONAL AIMS OF PROGRAMME

On completion of the programme the student will be able to:

Provide effective systems of learning, academic guidance and pastoral support to encourage the academic, intellectual and personal development of students.

Provide students with the opportunity to pursue appropriately demanding programmes of study focused on Accounting and its cognate disciplines of Economics, Finance and Law, at a breadth and depth appropriate to a first degree qualification.

Provide students who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in Accounting or cognate subjects with the necessary study skills and subject knowledge.

Place accounting in its broader economic, organisational, social and political contexts.

Develop students' knowledge and skills base in ways which inter alia will enhance their employment opportunities.

Satisfy appropriate professional accreditation standards at the undergraduate level.

Develop intellectual, personal, team and professional skills necessary for lifelong learning, professional development and service to society

Maintain a supportive working environment in which there is respect for social and cultural differences and openness, fairness, and equality of opportunity in relation to selection, learning, assessment and support.

Promote student learning in the Spanish language, in a broad-based and structured curricula which reflect the cumulative nature of language study and integrate research and teaching.

Enable students to develop advanced linguistic skills, which are informed by general language awareness, specialist financial intercultural competence and high levels of critical thinking.

Further students' knowledge of the cultures and societies in which Spanish is spoken, and thereby to foster a lifelong interest in the language and the Spanish-speaking world.

Provide a supportive and stimulating learning environment which enables learners to fulfil their potential and to develop a capacity for motivated independent learning.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes: Cognitive Skills

On the completion of this course successful students will be able to:

Critically evaluate arguments and evidence from a variety of sources

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Cognitive skills are developed across modules and between Stages. A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops; interactive lectures, class based problem solving, independent reading.

Methods of Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments and end of semester examinations.

In relation to the Spanish curriculum, cognitive skills are developed through encouraging students to refer to current debates in order to form their own judgment and evaluation of the text or data in question.

Analyse and draw reasoned conclusions concerning structured and unstructured problems from a given set of data and from data which must be acquired by the student

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Cognitive skills are developed across modules and between Stages. A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops; interactive lectures, class based problem solving, independent reading.

Methods of Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments and end of semester examinations.

In relation to the Spanish curriculum, cognitive skills are developed through encouraging students to refer to current debates in order to form their own judgment and evaluation of the text or data in question.

Relate theory to practice

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Cognitive skills are developed across modules and between Stages. A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops; interactive lectures, class based problem solving, independent reading.

Methods of Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments and end of semester examinations.

In relation to the Spanish curriculum, cognitive skills are developed through encouraging students to refer to current debates in order to form their own judgment and evaluation of the text or data in question.

Gain insights into the complexity of ‘real world’ situations
Improve judgment skills
Be able to deal with situations of uncertainty and ambiguity

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Cognitive skills are developed across modules and between Stages. A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops; interactive lectures, class based problem solving, independent reading.

Methods of Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments and end of semester examinations.

In relation to the Spanish curriculum, cognitive skills are developed through encouraging students to refer to current debates in order to form their own judgment and evaluation of the text or data in question.

Ability to think conceptually and consider multiple perspectives and solutions to accounting problems

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Cognitive skills are developed across modules and between Stages. A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops; interactive lectures, class based problem solving, independent reading.

Methods of Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments and end of semester examinations.

In relation to the Spanish curriculum, cognitive skills are developed through encouraging students to refer to current debates in order to form their own judgment and evaluation of the text or data in question.

Enhance understanding of the environment within which management problems exist

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Cognitive skills are developed across modules and between Stages. A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops; interactive lectures, class based problem solving, independent reading.

Methods of Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used to enhance cognitive skills including tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments and end of semester examinations.

In relation to the Spanish curriculum, cognitive skills are developed through encouraging students to refer to current debates in order to form their own judgment and evaluation of the text or data in question.

Learning Outcomes: Transferable Skills

On the completion of this course successful students will be able to:

Locate, extract and analyse data from multiple sources, including the acknowledgement and referencing of sources

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. The teaching and learning environment is supportive of the need to assist students in developing and enhancing their transferable skills.

Methods of Assessment

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. Students are given deadlines which they are expected to meet thereby requiring them to prioritise their work and enhance their time management skills. In addition students are required to give group presentations and prepare written materials, both as groups and individuals, at Stages 1, 2 and 3. This involves effective teamwork which aids the development of transferable skills.

Summarising skills are practised and evaluated in exercises such as resumes, comprehension, and essays.

Group presentations in oral classes are supported by information technology skills (e.g. Powerpoint, use of Internet) for which introductory sessions are given in the Language Centre.

In preparation for their year in Spain, students undertake the placement preparation programme in Stage 2.

Demonstrate transferable skills such as independent learning, communication, and self-management

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. The teaching and learning environment is supportive of the need to assist students in developing and enhancing their transferable skills.

Methods of Assessment

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. Students are given deadlines which they are expected to meet thereby requiring them to prioritise their work and enhance their time management skills. In addition students are required to give group presentations and prepare written materials, both as groups and individuals, at Stages 1, 2 and 3. This involves effective teamwork which aids the development of transferable skills.

Summarising skills are practised and evaluated in exercises such as resumes, comprehension, and essays.

Group presentations in oral classes are supported by information technology skills (e.g. Powerpoint, use of Internet) for which introductory sessions are given in the Language Centre.

In preparation for their year in Spain, students undertake the placement preparation programme in Stage 2.

Work in groups, and other inter-personal skills, including oral as well as written presentation skills

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. The teaching and learning environment is supportive of the need to assist students in developing and enhancing their transferable skills.

Methods of Assessment

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. Students are given deadlines which they are expected to meet thereby requiring them to prioritise their work and enhance their time management skills. In addition students are required to give group presentations and prepare written materials, both as groups and individuals, at Stages 1, 2 and 3. This involves effective teamwork which aids the development of transferable skills.

Summarising skills are practised and evaluated in exercises such as resumes, comprehension, and essays.

Group presentations in oral classes are supported by information technology skills (e.g. Powerpoint, use of Internet) for which introductory sessions are given in the Language Centre.

In preparation for their year in Spain, students undertake the placement preparation programme in Stage 2.

Incorporate the use of information and computing technology (ICT) skills in acquiring, analysing and communicating information, including the use of spreadsheets and word processing software, the world-wide web and e-mail

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. The teaching and learning environment is supportive of the need to assist students in developing and enhancing their transferable skills.

Methods of Assessment

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. Students are given deadlines which they are expected to meet thereby requiring them to prioritise their work and enhance their time management skills. In addition students are required to give group presentations and prepare written materials, both as groups and individuals, at Stages 1, 2 and 3. This involves effective teamwork which aids the development of transferable skills.

Summarising skills are practised and evaluated in exercises such as resumes, comprehension, and essays.

Group presentations in oral classes are supported by information technology skills (e.g. Powerpoint, use of Internet) for which introductory sessions are given in the Language Centre.

In preparation for their year in Spain, students undertake the placement preparation programme in Stage 2.

Use communication skills, including the ability to present quantitative and qualitative information together with analysis, argument and commentary in a form appropriate to different intended audiences

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. The teaching and learning environment is supportive of the need to assist students in developing and enhancing their transferable skills.

Methods of Assessment

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. Students are given deadlines which they are expected to meet thereby requiring them to prioritise their work and enhance their time management skills. In addition students are required to give group presentations and prepare written materials, both as groups and individuals, at Stages 1, 2 and 3. This involves effective teamwork which aids the development of transferable skills.

Summarising skills are practised and evaluated in exercises such as resumes, comprehension, and essays.

Group presentations in oral classes are supported by information technology skills (e.g. Powerpoint, use of Internet) for which introductory sessions are given in the Language Centre.

In preparation for their year in Spain, students undertake the placement preparation programme in Stage 2.

Apply numeracy skills, including the ability to manipulate financial and other numerical data and to appreciate statistical concepts at an appropriate level

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. The teaching and learning environment is supportive of the need to assist students in developing and enhancing their transferable skills.

Methods of Assessment

Transferable skills development permeates the teaching and learning on the BSc Accounting with Spanish degree. Students are given deadlines which they are expected to meet thereby requiring them to prioritise their work and enhance their time management skills. In addition students are required to give group presentations and prepare written materials, both as groups and individuals, at Stages 1, 2 and 3. This involves effective teamwork which aids the development of transferable skills.

Summarising skills are practised and evaluated in exercises such as resumes, comprehension, and essays.

Group presentations in oral classes are supported by information technology skills (e.g. Powerpoint, use of Internet) for which introductory sessions are given in the Language Centre.

In preparation for their year in Spain, students undertake the placement preparation programme in Stage 2.

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge & Understanding

On the completion of this course successful students will be able to:

Understand the conceptual and applied aspects of accounting as an academic discipline, at a breadth and depth appropriate to a first degree with reference to the requirements of the Accounting Benchmark Statement

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Ensuring that students acquire appropriate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, techniques, theories etc on Accounting is at the heart of the teaching and learning strategies in this degree programme.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to enhance knowledge and understanding including: tutorial portfolio system where students are required to submit work on a weekly basis; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the Language component at all Stages, relatively small language groups, enable the development of grammatical accuracy, range of vocabulary and idiom, and fluency. Language exercises include comprehension, resume, essay, prose and translation, and students complete a series of written exercises per semester. Oral classes develop spoken-language skills through the study of topics relating to contemporary Spain, often with a comparative focus. Assessment is by means of regular oral tests.

A placement in a Spanish speaking country allows students to develop their linguistic ability and their knowledge of the Spanish speaking world, and to develop intercultural awareness.

Evaluate the main current technical language and practices of accounting in the areas of recognition, measurement and disclosure in financial statements; managerial accounting; auditing; taxation

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Ensuring that students acquire appropriate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, techniques, theories etc on Accounting is at the heart of the teaching and learning strategies in this degree programme.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to enhance knowledge and understanding including: tutorial portfolio system where students are required to submit work on a weekly basis; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the Language component at all Stages, relatively small language groups, enable the development of grammatical accuracy, range of vocabulary and idiom, and fluency. Language exercises include comprehension, resume, essay, prose and translation, and students complete a series of written exercises per semester. Oral classes develop spoken-language skills through the study of topics relating to contemporary Spain, often with a comparative focus. Assessment is by means of regular oral tests.

A placement in a Spanish speaking country allows students to develop their linguistic ability and their knowledge of the Spanish speaking world, and to develop intercultural awareness.

Understand the alternative theories of income measurement and associated recognition rules and valuation bases, the international context of accounting regulation and alternative managerial accounting approaches to planning, control and decision-making

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Ensuring that students acquire appropriate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, techniques, theories etc on Accounting is at the heart of the teaching and learning strategies in this degree programme.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to enhance knowledge and understanding including: tutorial portfolio system where students are required to submit work on a weekly basis; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the Language component at all Stages, relatively small language groups, enable the development of grammatical accuracy, range of vocabulary and idiom, and fluency. Language exercises include comprehension, resume, essay, prose and translation, and students complete a series of written exercises per semester. Oral classes develop spoken-language skills through the study of topics relating to contemporary Spain, often with a comparative focus. Assessment is by means of regular oral tests.

A placement in a Spanish speaking country allows students to develop their linguistic ability and their knowledge of the Spanish speaking world, and to develop intercultural awareness.

Discuss the theories and empirical evidence related to the core aspects of accounting, including a familiarity with the latest research developments and issues

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Ensuring that students acquire appropriate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, techniques, theories etc on Accounting is at the heart of the teaching and learning strategies in this degree programme.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to enhance knowledge and understanding including: tutorial portfolio system where students are required to submit work on a weekly basis; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the Language component at all Stages, relatively small language groups, enable the development of grammatical accuracy, range of vocabulary and idiom, and fluency. Language exercises include comprehension, resume, essay, prose and translation, and students complete a series of written exercises per semester. Oral classes develop spoken-language skills through the study of topics relating to contemporary Spain, often with a comparative focus. Assessment is by means of regular oral tests.

A placement in a Spanish speaking country allows students to develop their linguistic ability and their knowledge of the Spanish speaking world, and to develop intercultural awareness.

Understand and use oral and written forms of Spanish

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Ensuring that students acquire appropriate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, techniques, theories etc on Accounting is at the heart of the teaching and learning strategies in this degree programme.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to enhance knowledge and understanding including: tutorial portfolio system where students are required to submit work on a weekly basis; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the Language component at all Stages, relatively small language groups, enable the development of grammatical accuracy, range of vocabulary and idiom, and fluency. Language exercises include comprehension, resume, essay, prose and translation, and students complete a series of written exercises per semester. Oral classes develop spoken-language skills through the study of topics relating to contemporary Spain, often with a comparative focus. Assessment is by means of regular oral tests.

A placement in a Spanish speaking country allows students to develop their linguistic ability and their knowledge of the Spanish speaking world, and to develop intercultural awareness.

Have knowledge and understanding of the linguistic registers, structures and varieties of Spanish

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Ensuring that students acquire appropriate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, techniques, theories etc on Accounting is at the heart of the teaching and learning strategies in this degree programme.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to enhance knowledge and understanding including: tutorial portfolio system where students are required to submit work on a weekly basis; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the Language component at all Stages, relatively small language groups, enable the development of grammatical accuracy, range of vocabulary and idiom, and fluency. Language exercises include comprehension, resume, essay, prose and translation, and students complete a series of written exercises per semester. Oral classes develop spoken-language skills through the study of topics relating to contemporary Spain, often with a comparative focus. Assessment is by means of regular oral tests.

A placement in a Spanish speaking country allows students to develop their linguistic ability and their knowledge of the Spanish speaking world, and to develop intercultural awareness.

Have knowledge and understanding of business Spanish and the commercial environment in which it is used

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

Ensuring that students acquire appropriate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, techniques, theories etc on Accounting is at the heart of the teaching and learning strategies in this degree programme.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to enhance knowledge and understanding including: tutorial portfolio system where students are required to submit work on a weekly basis; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the Language component at all Stages, relatively small language groups, enable the development of grammatical accuracy, range of vocabulary and idiom, and fluency. Language exercises include comprehension, resume, essay, prose and translation, and students complete a series of written exercises per semester. Oral classes develop spoken-language skills through the study of topics relating to contemporary Spain, often with a comparative focus. Assessment is by means of regular oral tests.

A placement in a Spanish speaking country allows students to develop their linguistic ability and their knowledge of the Spanish speaking world, and to develop intercultural awareness.

Learning Outcomes: Subject Specific

On the completion of this course successful students will be able to:

understand how accounting informs and is informed by the organisational, economic, social and political contexts in which it operates

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

record and summarise transactions and other economic events

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

prepare financial statements for incorporated and un-incorporated entities
analyse the operations of business in the areas of decision analysis,

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

performance measurement and management control
prepare financial analyses and projections, for example, analysis of financial ratios, discounted cash flow analysis, budgeting and the assessment of financial risks

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

read and evaluate accounting and related literature

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

communicate fluently and effectively with native Spanish speakers in both oral and written contexts

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

the ability to demonstrate a high level of understanding of oral and written forms of Spanish, including business Spanish

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

deploy an appropriate range of vocabulary, structures and registers

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

describe and analyse main grammatical features of Spanish, and to draw on a wide variety of resources to refine and improve their knowledge and understanding of the language

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

synthesise ideas and develop arguments in Spanish drawing from a wide range of diverse sources

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

A combination of teaching and learning methods are used to enhance subject-specific skills. These include: traditional lectures; interactive small group tutorials; weekly workshops.


Students are actively encouraged to make use of a variety of resources for independent study, particularly in the target language, class preparation and assignments: the Spanish press, radio, television, video films and documentaries, as well as the internet.

Methods of Assessment

A combination of assessment methods are used to test the development and enhancement of subject-specific skills. These include: tutorial portfolio system; group presentations; case studies, both structured and unstructured; group assignments; individual assignments; class tests and end of semester examinations.

With respect to the language component, a wide variety of language exercises are used in written- and spoken-language classes (presentations, debate, resume, essay, comprehension, grammar tests, prose, translation) and a range of language skills are developed and assessed. These include: knowledge and understanding of vocabulary, and of the structures and registers of language, translation skills, the structuring and development of arguments in Spanish; fluency and idiom; summary and synthesising skills; planning and composing oral presentations/exposes. Grammatical knowledge is under continuous review, and explanation, description and analysis of grammar forms an important part of language classes. Specialist language classes develop a detailed knowledge of commercial Spanish and the environment in which it is used. The use of Spanish as the primary medium of instruction and assessment also develops students’ communicative and receptive skills.

MODULE INFORMATION

Programme Requirements

Module Title

Module Code

Level/ stage

Credits

Availability

Duration

Pre-requisite

 

Assessment

 

 

 

 

S1

S2

 

 

Core

Option

Coursework %

Practical %

Examination %

Introductory Financial Accounting

ACC1001

1

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Financial Accounting

ACC2004

2

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Financial Decision Making

FIN2006

2

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Management Accounting

ACC2005

2

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Advanced Financial Accounting

ACC3010

4

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Advanced Management Accounting

ACC3011

4

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Taxation

ACC3012

4

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Introductory Management Accounting

ACC1003

1

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Accounting Information Systems

ACC1004

1

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

30%

0%

70%

QMS Placement Year Accounting with a Language

ACC3333

3

120

30 weeks

N

YES

100%

0%

0%

Law of Business Organisations

ACC3024

4

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Principles of Economics

ECO1001

1

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

0%

30%

70%

Introduction to Legal Study and Basic Contract Law

ACC2001

2

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

25%

0%

75%

Spanish 1

SPA1101

1

40

24 weeks

N

YES

45%

20%

35%

Intermediate Spanish

SPA1111

1

40

24 weeks

N

YES

45%

20%

35%

Spanish for Beginners

SPA1121

1

40

24 weeks

N

YES

45%

20%

35%

Spanish 2

SPA2101

2

40

24 weeks

N

YES

45%

20%

35%

Spanish 3

SPA3101

4

40

24 weeks

N

YES

45%

20%

35%

Notes

The Language option depends on the student's previous level of study. SPA1101 is for those who have A-Level Spanish SPA1111 is for those who have AS-level Spanish Grade B or equivalent SPA1121 is for those who have GCSE Grade B or equivalent in any modern language