MAA363 - Corporate Accounting

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MAA260
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Shireenjit Johl (Trimester 1), Hong Ang (Trimester 2 and Trimester 3)


MAA103, MAA261

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAA201, MAA260
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 scheduled online workshops of 3 hours duration


This unit studies Australian financial reporting within the international accounting environment, with the aim to provide a broad context for the understanding of corporate reporting issues. Issues to be examined include recognition and measurement of assets, liabilities, equity income and expenses; the processes for accounting for investments in subsidiaries in Australian financial reporting; and the form and content of published financial reports.


Assessment 1: (Individual) Written assignment (equivalent to 2,000 words) 20%

Assessment 2: (Group of 3-4 students) Presentation (10-15 mins) 10%

Assessment 3: (Individual) e-portfolio (800 words) 10%

Examination: (2-hours) 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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