MAA716 - Financial Accounting

Year:

2020 unit information

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

Prerequisite:

MPA701

Prerequisite for M502, M507, M600, M607, M701, M731, M751 students: MBA702/MBR702 or MBA711/MBR711 or MPA702 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAA702, MAA718, MAA777
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)

Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 scheduled online workshops of 3 hours duration

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.

Hurdle requirement

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

Unit Fee Information

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