MAA716 - Financial Accounting
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Prerequisite for M502, M507, M600, M607, M701, M731 students: MPA702 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751
MAA702, MAA777, MAA718
Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
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.
Written Assignment 3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%.
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.