Courses & Units

Accounting Context and Method XPD107

Hobart

Introduction

This is a foundation unit for students intending to undertake an Accounting Major of the Bachelor of Business. This unit is compulsory for these students and is an important pre-requisite for second and third year units. Students will consider the fundamental principles that underpin accrual accounting and financial reporting including how and why financial transactions are recorded as they are. The elements of the accounting cycle and techniques of measurement, recording and reporting for decision makers are also considered.

Summary

Unit name Accounting Context and Method
Unit code XPD107
Credit points 12.5
College/School Academic Division
Provost
Discipline University Pathways
Coordinator Mr Mustajab Ahmed Soomro
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By Third Party (UP Education)
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International
Hobart Summer school (early) On-Campus International

Key

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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Summer school (early) 8/11/2021 1/1/2022 2/1/2022 20/2/2022
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain fundamental principles of accrual accounting.
  • Identify, record and report financial transactions.
  • Explain and use internal control procedures
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080101 $1,828.00 $1,432.00 not applicable $2,702.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

BFA104

Teaching

AssessmentMid Semester Quiz (15%)|Examination (60%)|Report (15%)|Weekly Reflections (10%)
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Textbooks

Required

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