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MAA262 - Management Accounting

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
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EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

S Kanapathippillai




For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from T1 2016: MAA103, MAE101, MAF101, MIS171, MLC101, MMK101, MMM132, MWL101.

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Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


The unit provides solid foundations in core management accounting topics in the areas of costing, budgeting and performance management. Topics include introduction to management accounting in the contemporary business environment; key cost terms and concepts; traditional and modern costing methods; budgeting; standard costing and variance analysis with flexible budget; performance evaluation in divisional organisations and the balanced scorecard.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Online test -10%

Assessment 2 (Group of 3 students) - Written report and cost model development in excel (2000 words) - 30%

Examination 2 hours - 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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