MPA701 - Accounting


2021 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
Previously coded as: MAA701
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: Nil
Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAA717, MAA761, MAA776, MAA777, 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


This unit assumes no previous specific accounting knowledge and concentrates on financial accounting with the objective of students understanding the basic principles and procedures governing what and how information is processed. This includes an analysis of financial reporting outcomes to interpret what the outcomes reveal, together with any shortcomings of processes that may impact upon the quality of information presented. Students will make use of several software tools to facilitate learning, including a commercial accounting package, as part of the learning process.

Hurdle requirement

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

Unit Fee Information

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