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ACCTING 7025 - Accounting Essentials for Decision Makers (M)

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Trimester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Exam/assignments/tests/tutorial work as prescribed at first lecture

This course introduces students to both financial accounting and management accounting. It provides an overview of accounting concepts and principles, the major external financial accounting reports and accounting systems and the accounting cycle. Management accounting tools of costing and budgeting are introduced, as well as performance analysis and capital investment decisions. Students are also provided with the tools for analysing and interpreting the financial statements of an organisation and managing the working capital and long term financing of the business.

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Trimester 1 Mon 15/02/2021 Thu 18/02/2021 Tue 06/04/2021 Wed 28/04/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30003 SE03 30 FULL 1 Feb - 1 Mar Monday 2pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
10 Mar - 10 Mar Wednesday 10am - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
15 Mar - 29 Mar Monday 2pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
7 Apr - 7 Apr Wednesday 10am - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
12 Apr - 26 Apr Monday 2pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is for offshore/interstate students only. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
30033 SE02 30 1 4 Feb - 15 Apr Thursday 3pm - 6pm Barr Smith South, 2051, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 29 Apr Thursday 3pm - 6pm Barr Smith South, 2051, Teaching Room
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.