units

AFC2120

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 and Finance
OfferedNot offered in 2014

Synopsis

The unit deals with accounting problems associated with the creation and operation of corporate structures. Topics include financial reporting requirements including an analysis of significant accounting standards; financing company operations; the nature of company groups; the preparation of consolidated financial reports; equity accounting; accounting for interests in joint ventures and liquidation of companies.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. prepare group financial reports
  2. demonstrate accounting knowledge in areas such as business combinations, consolidations, equity accounting, joint arrangements, accounting for income tax, cash flow statements and liquidation of companies
  3. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with financial accounting and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFC2120.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed AFC1000 and AFC1030 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions