Now in its eighth edition, this international bestseller has been widely recognised as the definitive textbook on management and cost accounting for over 25 years. Colin Drury expertly blends the theory and practice of management and cost accounting with extensive assessment questions and illuminating Real World Views, to fulfil all undergraduate and professional course needs in a single textbook.Management and Cost Accounting is ideally suited for use on management accounting and cost accounting modules taught on undergraduate accounting courses and for students preparing for the cost and management accounting examinations of the professional accountancy bodies at intermediate or advanced level. It is also appropriate for use by postgraduate and higher national diploma students studying cost and management accounting for the first time." Features Contains a wealth of worked examples, practice assessment questions (at various levels of difficulty) and other superb pedagogical features such as exhibits, advance reading, recommended readings and learning objectives. Contains over 70 Real World Views to help demonstrate theory in practice and the practical application of accounting in real companies around the world. This helps to engage students and apply their learning to a real life context. Fully updated to reflect recent developments in management accounting and ensure that students are fully up to speed with the latest changes. Increased emphasis on contemporary methods and issues and increased coverage of the service sector. Fresh, colourful new text design aids learning and understanding and maintains students engaged attention. Replacing the former is Cengage Learnings CourseMate, which brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study and exam preparation tools which support the printed textbook. Students can access this using the unique personal access card included within every copy of the book, and lecturers can access it by by speaking to their local Cengage Learning representative. New for the eighth edition is Cengage Learnings Aplia, an online homework solution dedicated to improving learning by increasing student effort and engagement. Instructors can find out more about accessing Aplia by speaking to their local Cengage Learning representative, and on the advice of their instructor.