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Area/Catalogue
ACCT 5013

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012978

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To enable students to understand the financial reporting environment, apply financial accounting and reporting requirements for reporting entities and companies for the purpose of external financial reporting, and related issues.

Course content

Overview of the financial reporting environment; arrangements for regulating external financial reporting and harmonisation. General purpose financial reports with particular reference to the Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Profit or Loss and Other Comprehensive Income and, Statement of Changes in Equity. Specific measurement issues including: leases, principles underlying preparation of financial statements including conceptual framework, an events after reporting period. Accounting for groups of entities and consolidations.

Textbook(s)

Loftus, J, Leo, K, Daniliuc, S, Boys, N, Luke, B, Ang, H & Byrnes K 2018, Financial Reporting, 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons Australia, Milton, Queensland

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ACCT 5023 Financial Accounting

Students completing the transition to masters pathway will complete the pre-requisite course as a co-requisite.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 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
Report 1500 words 25% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 15% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 1500 words 25% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 15% 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
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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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