MAA725 - Advanced Accounting Principles and Practice


2019 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAA704, MAA778


This unit builds on basic bookkeeping and the basic accounting for companies that were developed in MPA701 Accounting and MAA716 Financial Accounting. The unit deals with some of the more complex areas of financial accounting, including accounting for income tax, impairments of assets, various assets and expenses, and foreign currency issues. In addition to the more technical areas of accounting, the fundamentals of accounting theory and of accounting for corporate social responsibility are introduced.

The unit has been designed to the specifications of CPA Australia. It is designed to provide students with basic knowledge of advanced accounting principles, concepts and practice so that they can enter CPA Australia’s CPA Program.


Assessment 1 (Group 2-3) - Written Assessment (3000 words) - 30%,

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written Assessment (2000 words) - 20%,

Examination (2 hours) - 50%,

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