Courses & Units

Accounting Systems and Processes BFA504

Hobart

Introduction

This unit focuses on the key accounting systems and processes which support an organisation's business and enhance decision-making capabilities. The strategic implications of information systems will be analysed, and students will be introduced to the development, implementation, and maintenance of various types of accounting information systems. Students will gain a foundational understanding of the underlying information technologies and topics covered including emerging technologies and business models technologies. Students will demonstrate their knowledge through projects that simulate real world applications and systems.

Summary

Unit name Accounting Systems and Processes
Unit code BFA504
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Coordinator

Torsha Pearson

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate the roles played by accounting information system in modern business organisations.
  2. Explain and critically appraise the major accounting information systems construction and development issues and activities including data management.
  3. Oral and written presentation of  business process documentation techniques.

Fees

Domestic

Band Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2019: $2,611.00 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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus: 1 x 2-hr workshop (13 weeks) and 1 x 1-hr lab (13 weeks); Off-campus: Online flexible delivery.

Assessment

Tests (10%); Case Study (20%); MYOB Practical Assessment (20%); 1 x 3-hr exam (50%).

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Textbooks

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