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MAA716 - Financial Accounting

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Enrolment modes:

(B, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1, trimester 2, trimester 3

EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

S Kanapathippillai (Trimester 1 and 3), S Chugh (Trimester 2)

Prerequisite:

MPA701

Prerequisite for M502, M507, M600, M607, M701, M731 students: MPA702 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MAA702, MAA777

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

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

Content

This unit builds on introductory accounting that was developed in MPA701 Accounting. The focus of this unit is on gaining an understanding of the regulatory and conceptual frameworks which underpin accounting for corporate entities. Understanding these frameworks and accounting standards ensures that the logic behind existing accounting rules and possible alternative approaches can be understood leading to a deeper understanding of what accounting is trying to achieve.

 

Assessment

Written Assignment 3000 words 40%, Examination 3 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

 

From Trimester 2, 2012:

Written Assignment 3000 words 40%, 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**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2675$3340

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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