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MIS251 - Accounting Information Systems

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (Online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Craig


MIS101 (previously coded MSC120)



Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 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.


This unit provides students with the opportunity to learn about systems/software used by accounting practitioners. Students develop knowledge and understanding of the importance of the processes in organisations and how accounting information systems facilitate the management of these processes.

The unit will also provide hands-on experience using MYOB AccountRight software, to set up the accounts for a new business. MYOB AccountRight is a key system used within the realm of accounting.


Assessment 1 (Group of up to four students) - MYOB Assignment and oral presentation - 50%

Examination (2 hours) - 50%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the available marks in 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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