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Accounting for Corporate Entities (ACCT20004)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5Not available in 2019

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeACCT20004
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject examines key financial accounting topics at both an applied and theoretical level. Topics covered include but are not limited to, accounting for employee entitlements (including share options), segment reporting, earnings per share, intangible assets, biological assets, provisions and contingencies, financial instruments, derivatives and extractive industries.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • analyse, interpret and extract information relevant to the recording and reporting of accounting information from an unfamiliar case study
  • apply relevant Accounting Standards with respect to recording and reporting information pertaining to a range of complex accounting issues
  • critically evaluate outcomes obtained from applying different methods available to preparers of financial statements under current Accounting Standards

Generic skills

  • High level of development: application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking.

  • Moderate level of development: written communication; problem solving; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; receptiveness to alternative ideas.

  • Some level of development: oral communication; collaborative learning; team work.

Last updated: 11 October 2019