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Area/Catalogue
ACCT 5011

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012398

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To provide students with broad understanding of the principles of financial and management accounting and enable them to confidently understand financial and management accounting reports from a user perspective.

Course content

  • The accounting and business environment
  • Accounting information and its role in decision making
  • The regulatory environment of accounting
  • Recording and analysing business transactions 
  • Financial statements: elements, format, presentation and limitations of:
    • Balance sheet 
    • Income Statement 
    • Statement of cash flows
  • Analysis of performance and financial position 
  • Cost management and control
  • Planning, control and budgeting
  • Capital investment decisions

Textbook(s)

Jacqueline Birt, Keryn Chalmers, Suzanne Maloney, Albie Brooks, Judy Oliver, David Bond 2019, Accounting: Business Reporting for Decision Making, 7th Edition , 7th Edition, Wiley Direct

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External N/A x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Problem solving exercise 2400 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Problem solving exercise 2400 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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