Accounting Information Systems

Course code 71204

This course is designed to familiarise you with principles and practices relating to computer-based accounting information systems.

You will develop a framework and skills enabling you to develop an up-to-date, effective and appropriate accounting information system containing valid internal controls.


How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate an in depth understanding of accounting information systems.
  • Document and apply accounting information systems.
  • Critically analyse accounting subsystems and controls.
  • Critically evaluate the internal control framework and its application to accounting information systems.


40% internally assessed

60% exam

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

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