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Area/Catalogue
ACCT 5023

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101943

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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

Ensure that the student has an integrated understanding of fundamental accounting systems and the accounting cycle as well as an advanced understanding of the corporate institutional and ethical environments that corporate accounting operates within and exposure to the theoretical and conceptual issues surrounding the practice of financial accounting.

Course content

Confirmation and expansion of the knowledge pertaining to the complete accounting cycle with emphasis on the design and implementation of double entry accounting systems; an introduction to the financial reporting environment including exposure to various accounting standards used in financial accounting; an investigation of the practical, theoretical and ethical issues underlying the application of accounting standards with particular reference to depreciation and disposal of non-current assets, inventories, accounts receivable, cash controls and liabilities as well as preparation of financial statements including balance sheets, income statements and statements of cash flows.

Textbook(s)

Hoggett, J, Edwards, L, Medlin, J, Chalmers, K, Hellman, A, Beattie, C & Maxfield, J 2017, Accounting, 10th edn, John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd, Milton, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ACCT 5011 Accounting for Management M

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A

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
Practical Accounting Exercise 2400 word equivalent 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Practical Accounting Exercise 2400 word equivalent 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
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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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