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ACCTING 1002 - Introductory Accounting

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Summer School
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Quota: Quota applies for Semester 1
Incompatible: ACCTING 1011
Assessment: Exam/assignments/tests/tutorial work as prescribed at first lecture

The objective of the course is to provide an introductory knowledge of accounting to first-year students from a wide range of disciplines. While a general overview of accounting principles relating to the preparation of financial and managerial reports will be presented, the primary focus is to illuminate how accounting information is utilised by a variety of stakeholders in planning, controlling and investing decisions. Topics included: accounting information in its decision making context; record of accounting transactions; external financial reports; financial statement analysis; cost behaviour, determination of product costs, cost-volume-profit analysis; performance management; and budgeting.

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Commonwealth supported
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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
Summer School Tue 14/01/2020 Thu 16/01/2020 Mon 10/02/2020 Wed 26/02/2020

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92145 LE01 60 25 10 Jan - 14 Feb Friday 10am - 1pm Marjoribanks, 126, SANTOS Lecture Theatre
10 Jan - 14 Feb Friday 2pm - 5pm Marjoribanks, 126, SANTOS Lecture Theatre