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MAA725 - Advanced Accounting Principles and Practice

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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:

M Muttakin

Prerequisite:

MPA701

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MAA704, MAA778

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 basic bookkeeping and the basic accounting for companies that were developed in MPA701 Accounting and MAA716 Financial Accounting. The unit deals with some of the more complex areas of financial accounting, including accounting for income tax, impairments of assets, various assets and expenses, and foreign currency issues. In addition to the more technical areas of accounting, the fundamentals of accounting theory and of accounting for corporate social responsibility are introduced.

 

The unit has been designed to the specifications of CPA Australia. It is designed to provide students with basic knowledge of advanced accounting principles, concepts and practice so that they can enter CPA Australia’s CPA Program.

Assessment

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**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2777$3467

* 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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