Introduces students to knowledge of accounting processes, from recording transactions in journals and ledgers to preparing financial statements, enhances student's ability of applying their knowledge in a real business setting, and develops students' ability to exercise professional judgement and communicate information concerning business practices with stakeholders.
Topic 1 Introduction to financial accounting
Topic 2 Recording transactions in the accounting cycle using double-entry accounting
Topic 3 Accounting for business operation I
Topic 4 Accounting for business operation II
Topic 5 End of period processes
Topic 6 Statements of cash flows
Topic 7 Analysis and interpretation of accounting information
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||understand the concepts of double entry accounting, accrual accounting and accounting cycle||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||analyse accounting information and record business transactions in financial documents within accounting cycle||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||present, analyse and interpret financial information using the language of business to communicate with stakeholders effectively||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||understand internal control and AASB regulatory framework that govern the measurement and disclosures of accounting information.||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
- Hoggett, J, Edwards, L, Medlin, J, Chalmers K, Hellmann, A, Beattie, C & Maxfield, J, 2015, Financial Accounting, 9th edn, John Wiley & Sons Australia, Milton, Australia. ISBN: 9781118608203 (pbk).
- Hoggett, J, Medlin, J, Chalmers K, Hellmann, A, Beattie, C & Maxfield, J, 2018, Financial Accounting, 10th edn, John Wiley & Sons Australia, Milton, Australia. ISBN: 9780730362968 (Interactive E-Text); 9780730363217 (Printed with Interactive E-Text).
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Exam: closed book||50%|
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|Exam: closed book||50%|
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