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MAA703 - Accounting for Management

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MAA616
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

M Tse


MPA701 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751

Incompatible with:

MAA202, MAA262, MAA752, MAA760, MAA774

Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


In this unit, students learn about how management accounting satisfies management's need for information for planning and control purposes.  It covers cost concepts, cost-volume-profit relationships, product costing systems, activity-based costing, budgeting and standard costs. Topics also include financial performance analysis, decentralised operations, relevant costs for decision making, and contemporary approaches to measuring performance.


Test [Cloud (Online)] 15%, Written Assignment (Group/5 Students) 1500 words 25%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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