MAA725 - Advanced Accounting Principles and Practice

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:

MAA716

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAA704, MAA778
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 basic bookkeeping and the basic accounting for companies that were developed in MPA701 Accounting and MAA716 Financial Accounting. The unit deals with some of the more complex areas of financial accounting, including accounting for income tax, impairments of assets, various assets and expenses, and foreign currency issues. In addition to the more technical areas of accounting, the fundamentals of accounting theory and of accounting for corporate social responsibility are introduced.

The unit has been designed to the specifications of CPA Australia. It is designed to provide students with basic knowledge of advanced accounting principles, concepts and practice so that they can enter CPA Australia’s CPA Program.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirements: Achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

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