The format of the project must be as follows: White A4 paper, printed on one side only, using
Arial 12 point text spaced at 1.5 lines. The course tutor will pay special attention to the detection of copying, plagiarism, internet downloading or any other form of academic fraud.
Do not write in the first person. Ensure that you include an index, a bibliography and that you number the pages. Take care with the construction of the report, make sure that it its logical, coherent and structured. Check the spelling, grammar and punctuation of the report, and ensure a colleague proof reads it before its submission. Include a page stating that the work in the report is your own, unless otherwise noted, and sign and date this declaration.
The first page must contain the following:
Contact telephone number
Thereafter the presentation is to be in accordance with ISO standard 7144-1986 â€œDocumentation - Presentation of Theses and Similar Documentsâ€ The subject matter of the project will be:
Cost classification and recording.
The following headings are suggestions that students may wish to incorporate in the body of the project.
The profit and loss account and the balance sheet: types of costs and cost recording methods. The project is likely to include notes on fixed, variable, step, and mixed costs. It will also include information on direct and indirect costs and the marginal and absorption costing systems. It is suggested that the student shows examples of both profit and loss accounts and balance sheets, explaining the nature in the meaning of salient entries in the examples.