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MPA702 - Financial Interpretation

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Rhonda Ryan





Incompatible with:

MPA751, MPR751, MPT751, MPA951, MPR951, MPT951

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 aims to develop an understanding of how financial reports and other relevant information is used to support decision-making in and about organisations. It is designed to cater for students who do not necessarily have extensive prior business experience and therefore emphasises the business context and relates ideas to basic business transactions and other business functions and financial events. It also emphasises the environment within which businesses operate and discusses the use of important economic information that is normally beyond financial statements.


Assessment 1 (Individual) Assignment (2000 words) 20%
Assessment 2 (Group of 5 students) Written assignment (3000 words) 30%
Examination (2 hours) 50%

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

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