Courses & Units

Accounting and Financial Decision Making BFA103

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed

Note:

Offered face-to-face and flexibly in semester one. Only available face-to-face in Hobart in semester two.

Introduction

Provides you with an understanding of the role that accounting plays in various aspects of financial decision making. The unit provides a conceptual overview of the profit and wealth measurement process, and of the major financial statements which provide information about business performance and financial position. A user perspective is adopted in which the outputs of the accounting process are explained and interpreted in both internal and external financial decision contexts.

Summary

Unit name Accounting and Financial Decision Making
Unit code BFA103
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Coordinator

Torscha Pearson

Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International International International Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 2 On-Campus International

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $2,438.00 080101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

JNB159

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Compulsory weekly seminars from week 1.

Assessment

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Textbooks

Required

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