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MAA261 - Financial Accounting

Unit details

Year2017 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:


EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:Nil
Unit chair:

T Mc Dowall





Incompatible with:

MAA102, MAA203

Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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) - Written evaluation and interpretation of an accounting cycle in a business situation (1250 words) - 15%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - A Case study to:

-manually prepare a complete set of accounting records and financial statements using the given events and transactions

-computerise the same events and transactions using MYOB program and submit the financial statements

- self- reflect about student's learning experience in an e-portfolio (equivalent to 2500 words) - 25%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

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

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



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