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ACCTING 7020 - Intermediate Financial Reporting (M)

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: ACCTING 7019 & CORPFIN 7005
Assessment: Exam/assignments/tests/tutorial work as prescribed at first lecture

This course extends students' knowledge of corporate external financial reporting. It introduces students to the Accounting Standards setting environment. Students learn how to read, interpret and apply accounting standards to make informed policy choices for a variety of complex accounting issues. Topics include fair value, revenue, provisions and contingencies, income tax, non-current assets, intangible assets and goodwill, leases, employee benefits and share based payments, and accounting for financial instruments. Students will be equipped with tools to guide ethical decision making in a professional context. Students undertake a research project to investigate how standards are applied by ASX listed companies.

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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
Semester 1 Tue 14/03/2023 Thu 23/03/2023 Fri 05/05/2023 Fri 09/06/2023

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14182 SE02 40 1 27 Feb - 3 Apr Monday 9am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 2060, Teaching Room
24 Apr - 5 Jun Monday 9am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 2060, Teaching Room
14183 SE01 30 26 2 Mar - 6 Apr Thursday 12pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
27 Apr - 8 Jun Thursday 12pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: Priority will be given to interstate / international students. Where this requirement is not met, students risk being removed from the class.