Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester
Acceptance into the Master of Accounting or ACCT90013 Financial Accounting or equivalent.
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
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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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This subject focuses corporate reporting issues at an advanced level. The objective of the subject is to attain proficiency at an advanced level in the financial accounting discipline. Students will study contemporary topics making news in financial accounting. Students will be exposed to international accounting regulations and practices due to the major push to harmonisation of accounting standards internationally. This will provide a comprehensive and balanced framework to critically evaluate current accounting practices and proposed changes. Students will have an introductory exposure to changes in the perspective of financial reporting that has emerged in the accounting literature and practice in recent years.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Note: Successful completion of this subject requires a pass (50%) in the end-of-semester exam.
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Graduate Diploma in Accounting |
Master of Accounting
Master of Accounting
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