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Public Sector Financial Management (FNCE90014)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5Not available in 2018

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Overview

Year of offerNot available in 2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeFNCE90014
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

The structure of public sector finances; public sector financial accounting; the budget process; cash management and loan raising; public trading enterprises efficiency and accountability; pricing policies; revenue raising; investment appraisal.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • Interpret and analyze public sector financial accounts;
  • Explain important characteristics of the Budget process;
  • Apply finance principles to the evaluation of public sector projects;
  • Explain key features of public sector financing;
  • Assess financial performance in public sector enterprises.

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Collaborative learning
  • Problem solving
  • Team work
  • Statistical reasoning
  • Application of theory to practice
  • Interpretation and analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Synthesis of data and other information
  • Evaluation of data and other information
  • Using computer software
  • Accessing data and other information from a range of sources

Last updated: 29 March 2019