Designing Accounting Systems

Subject ACCT30010 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2012.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week and a 1-hour tutorial per week.
Total Time Commitment: Not available

306-207 Business Reporting Systems / 306-207 Enterprise Information Systems (pre-2008) or;

306-219 Business Systems Development or;

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2012
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
Non Allowed Subjects: Students may not gain credit for both ACCT30010 Designing Accounting Systems and 306-318 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.

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Subject Overview:

This subject develops students’ understanding of the accounting information system design process. Topics covered include: modelling users’ information needs, selecting, configuring, building and implementing accounting information systems.

Objectives: Information not available.

A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (50%), one group assignment equivalent to not more than 3000 words (25%) with presentations (20%) and class participation (5%).

Prescribed Texts: You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

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Generic Skills:
  • High level of development: oral communication; written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.

  • Moderate level of development: use of computer software.

Notes: Students may not gain credit for both 306-318 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems and 306-318 Designing Accounting Systems.

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