MAA261 - Financial Accounting

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:Nil
Unit chair:

N Abayadeera



Incompatible with:

MAA102, MAA203

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week


Online teaching methods require internet access.  Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


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


Assessment 1 (Group of 4 students) - Peer assessment involving learning base problem - 2000 words 10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Case study of accounting transactions manually entered and using MYOB to produce financial statements - equivalent to 3000 words 30%

Examination 2 hours 60%

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

It is recommended that students also complete an online test that has no assessment weightings or marks allocated.

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