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AFG3050

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)

Synopsis

Financial accounting topics covered by this unit include: Australian accounting standards, institutional setting and the conceptual framework; accounting for leases; accounting for employee benefits; accounting for financial instruments; cash flow reporting; segment reporting; accounting for EPS; accounting for extractive industries; accounting for agriculture; financial reporting in the public sector; foreign currency translation; and social and environmental reporting.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. acquire advanced knowledge of the conceptual framework and disclosure requirements in accordance with the accounting standards and the statutory laws
  2. develop an improved understanding of how professional policies are formulated in preparation of accounting for various financial accounting issues with particular reference to current practice
  3. develop critical skills in written communication and problem analysis through the completion of comprehensive assignment exercise and /or essays
  4. develop an ability to work independently and to participate in group discussions with participants from diverse backgrounds.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Prerequisites

Students must have passed AFW2491 or AFG2491 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

AFC3120, AFF3491, AFW3050