2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
MPA701 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751 or MAA717
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 scheduled online workshops of 3 hours duration
In this unit, students learn about how management accounting satisfies management's need for information for planning and control purposes. It covers cost concepts, cost-volume-profit relationships, product costing systems, activity-based costing, budgeting and standard costs. Topics also include financial performance analysis, decentralised operations, relevant costs for decision making, and contemporary approaches to measuring performance.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Develop and apply management accounting techniques for costing, control, planning, budgeting and performance measurement and management.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Identify, locate and synthesise management accounting information from diverse sources.
GLO3: Digital literacy
Demonstrate individual responsibility for planning and achieving team goals in completing the case study analysis.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
(Group of 3 or 4) Case study analysis - Written Report and;
(Individual) Learning reflective piece (focusing on team work)
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MAA703 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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