MAA310 - Accounting and Society

Year:

2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MAA301
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

For students who commenced the following courses prior to Trimester 1 2016: D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366, D388, M307, M300.1 
Pre-requisite: MAA363 plus MAA250 and MAA262 

For students who commenced the course from Trimester 1 2016: 
Pre-requisite: Must have passed MAA250, MAA262, MAF203, and MAA363 

Corequisite:

For students who commenced the following courses prior to Trimester 1 2016: D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366, D388, M307, M300.1
Co-requisite: Nil

For students who commenced the course from Trimester 1 2016: 
Co-requisite:MAA303 

Incompatible with:

MAA301

Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 X 3 hour online seminar per week

Content

In this unit, you will the role of accountants in society. You will apply selected accounting theories to explain accounting choices and organisational outcomes, and consider authentic contemporary accounting and societal issues. In the unit we take a problem-solving approach requiring students to apply critical thinking skills to real life issues, to make and justify their evaluations and decisions. The aim is to encourage integration and consolidation of key concepts covered in prior units and to focus on current topical issues to assist students in transitioning into the work environment.

 

 

 

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement:

Achieve at least 40% of the marks available on all assessment tasks and achieve 50% of all available marks. Successfully complete the professional literacy module to gain access to the assignment dropbox.  

Unit Fee Information

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