Courses & Units

Accounting and Financial Decision Making BFA103

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed, Shanghai Ocean University

Note:

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

Introduction

Provides students 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

Mr Steve Allen & Ms Sue Conway

Teaching staff

Mr Steve Allen, Ms Sue Conway & Mrs Debbie Wills

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 Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart 11 Week Session Oct Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 2 On-Campus International
Shanghai Ocean University Shanghai Semester 1 On-Campus International

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 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015
11 Week Session Oct 14/9/2015 1/10/2015 21/10/2015 27/11/2015
Shanghai Semester 1 14/9/2015 5/10/2015 23/10/2015 18/12/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2015: $1,283.00 2015: $2,093.00 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, BFA113

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Hobart and Launceston: 2-hr lecture, 1-hr tutorial, 1-hr workshop weekly; Cradle Coast: 3-hr seminar (13 weeks)

Assessment

Please check the unit outline for details.

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

Recommended

Please check the unit outline for details.

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