Module Title:Accounting for Sport
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 5 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: The learning outcomes will be achieved through the following teaching methodologies; Lectures - communication of knowledge and ideas from the lecturer to the student, Problem Solving Exercises – students will work in and out of class to resolve various accounting problems, E-Learning – The module will be supported with on-line learning materials, and Self-Directed Independent Learning – the emphasis on independent learning will develop autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to introduce students to the preparation of financial statements for sole traders and sports organisations. It is suitable for students who wish to pursue a career in the business of sport.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Prepare financial statements for sole traders
LO2 Prepare the financial statements of a not for profit sports organisation
LO3 Use a Financial Accounting software package.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Preparing financial statements
Preparation of final accounts of sole traders. Preparation of final accounts of sports clubs. Inventory, accruals & prepayments, Non-current assets and depreciation. Capital and revenue expenditure.
Techniques for recording Accounting Transactions
Capital and revenue expenditure, non-current assets and depreciation. Control accounts
Financial accounting software
Introduction to use of an online accounting software package for preparation of financial accounting information. Setting up a business and recording of financial accounting transactions.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment35.00%
Practical15.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other In class examination / MCQ test 1,2 35.00 n/a
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation In class practical exam / project 3 15.00 Sem 1 End
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam 2 Hour Written Examination 1,2 50.00 End-of-Semester

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 3.00
Practicals Every Week 1.00
Estimated Learner Hours Every Week 5.00
Total Hours 9.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 3 Mandatory
CW_BBSOC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Football) 3 Mandatory
CW_BBGAA_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (GAA) 3 Mandatory
CW_BBRUG_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) 3 Mandatory
CW_BBSBC_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 3 Mandatory