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The Mechanics of IFRS Distance Learning Course

Understand the nuances of International Financial Reporting Standards

Starts 18th April 2018 for 16 weeks


You have a unique opportunity to choose a validated option for this course and receive a Post Graduate Certificate on completion. This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion. However, if the validated option isn’t important to you there is still the opportunity to take the standard course.

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Start Dates: 18 April 2018
Duration: 16 weeks, delivered by Distance Learning
Course Faculty: Marcus Davison
Certification: Post Graduate Certification (optional)

Validated by Middlesex University

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Course Structure

The course takes place over 16 weeks and comprises eight core units. The units will be released every two weeks from the start of the course. Download the units or study completely online.

Preview unit 1 of The Mechanics of IFRS.

Assessment and Post Graduate Certification

At the end of each unit there is an assessment that will allow you to benchmark your growth in knowledge and understanding. For those wishing to receive a Post Graduate Certificate from Middlesex University, an additional marked assignment of 5000 words will also need to be submitted. The assignment will be based on an on-going case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

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Watch this video of the expert course director Marcus Davison in action introducing the IFRS public training course

Marcus Davison’s training expertise ranges across the entire field of financial accounting, reporting, management, analysis and communication. In financial accounting, Marcus provides training in subjects ranging from the raw mechanics of IFRS and GAAP to the role of management discretion in the choice and application of accounting policies. He is highly rated for his infectious enthusiasm in making the driest of subjects accessible and stimulating.


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The course will prove to be the perfect learning platform for anyone who wants to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding within the field of IFRS. In terms of prior knowledge, the course assumes no more than a basic familiarity with the financial accounting process. Potential students should not feel put off by any perceived lack of high-level prior knowledge or experience of a non-IFRS financial accounting regime. On the contrary, they should feel encouraged and perhaps even liberated by the lack of any need to ‘unlearn’ things that were learned long ago and have become ‘hardcoded’ into their subconscious by experience and unquestioning acceptance.

Delivered by distance learning, this programme allows you to receive professional training without disrupting your work

Access all course materials and receive expert tutorial support whilst peer networking, using our online learning management system.

There will be an online test at the end of each unit to track you understanding and learning.

Remember, there is also an opportunity to study for a Post Graduate Certification, a chance for you to obtain an academic qualification.

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Distance learning, e-learning and blended delivery

We can tailor this course and its delivery to match your requirements. Whether it is a complete distance learning course or blended learning, we will ensure that our dedicated team and professional trainers will produce and deliver the perfect training programme.

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