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MAA716 - Financial Accounting

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

S Kanapathippillai

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:

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.

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 2 hours 60%.

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

Unit Fee Information

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