- Module code
- Module leader
- David Lewis
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 150 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 50 hours
- Teaching period
- October – May Thursday PM
The main forms of taxation and their implications on a rural estate. Principles of finance with particular reference to farm and rural businesses. Farm business planning, budgeting and analysis. Marketing principles and applications relevant to land agency.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Create plans using the principles of business taxation, analysis and budgeting.
- Understand the application of business theory and techniques in a farming or rural business context.
|Coursework||1 x Case Study||50%|
|Examination||1 x 3 hour unseen exam||50%|
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Nix, J.S. (Annual publication released in October). Farm Management Handbook. Imperial College at Wye (University of London).
- Turner, J. and Taylor, M. (1998). Applied Farm Management. (2nd edition). Blackwell Science (Note: This edition is now out of print but a number of copies are available in the library).
- Warren, M. (1998). Financial Management for Farmers and Rural Managers. (4th edition). Blackwell Science.
- Stanley, O. (current). Taxation of Farmers’ and Landowners’. Butterworths. (Note: This is a loose-leaf publication which is updated as required).