units

ACB2491

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Accounting
OfferedBerwick First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Lisa Powell

Synopsis

This unit examines the current Australian reporting and regulatory framework applicable to reporting entities including an analysis of significant accounting standards, professional reporting requirements and legal and stock exchange requirements. Accounting for corporate groups and issues in financial reporting are also explored.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain the nature and regulation of companies in Australia
  2. apply accounting standards and the framework in the preparation and presentation of financial statements for both single and consolidated entities
  3. demonstrate accounting knowledge in areas such as company operations, taxation, property, plant and equipment (acquisition and impairment), and group accounting
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with company reporting and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by ACB2491.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

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Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

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