MAA204 - Accounting Information Systems and Data Analytics


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MIS251
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: MAA103
Incompatible with: MIS251
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour on-campus seminar each week.

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 3 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week.


In this unit, you’ll learn about systems and software used by accounting practitioners and organisations, the role of the accountant in implementing systems and controls in organisations, transaction processes, and you’ll develop the ability to critically evaluate accounting information systems and controls. You will also consider the role of data analytics from an accountant’s perspective. 

You will gain hands-on experience with relevant software used to undertake fundamental business projects such as setting up the accounts for a new business.


Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination to evidence a minimum proficiency in the aligned accounting discipline learning outcomes included in this unit. 

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