MAA310 - Accounting and Society
2020 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)
|Previously coded as:||MAA301|
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
This unit examines the role of accountants in society. Students apply selected accounting theories to explain accounting choices and organisational outcomes. Authentic contemporary accounting and societal issues are considered. The unit takes 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: Achieve at least 40% of the marks available on all assessment tasks. Successfully complete the professional literacy module to gain access to the assignment dropbox.
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