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MAA261 - Financial Accounting

Unit details

Year2018 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
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:


Cohort rule:Nil
Unit chair:

Tracey McDowall (Trimester 1 and Trimester 2), Elka Johansson (Trimester 3)



Incompatible with:

MAA102, MAA203

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

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


This unit examines the financial accounting 'cycle', from the recording of relevant transactions through to the preparation of financial statements.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - A Case study (equivalent to 2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 4) - Written evaluation and interpretation of an accounting cycle in a business situation (2000 words) - 20%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination and submit all assessments.


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