Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed
This unit will help you understand the role that accounting plays in providing accountability. We move beyond introductory accounting and explore the important role that accounting has in organisations, society and the environment.
After completing this unit, you will have fundamental management and financial accounting knowledge, tools for analysing organisations’ external reports and a comprehension of how of accounting can be used to address social responsibility, ethical conduct and sustainability.
This unit allows you to begin the up skilling required by our professional accounting bodies, requiring us to move beyond orthodox/conventional accounting practices and understand our role in accountability.
|Unit name||Accountability and Accounting|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|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|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hong Kong Universal Ed||Semester 2||On-Campus||International|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 1||1/2/2021||24/2/2021||18/3/2021||2/5/2021|
|Accelerated Study Period 2||24/5/2021||16/6/2021||8/7/2021||22/8/2021|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||13/9/2021||6/10/2021||28/10/2021||12/12/2021|
* 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).
|LO1||Explain and apply the fundamental principles of management and financial accounting.|
|LO2||Explain how accountability can inform the practice of accounting and analyse the role of accounting in addressing social responsibility, ethical conduct and sustainability.|
|LO3||Explain and apply tools for analysing organisations’ external reports.|
|LO4||Use effective written communication skills to demonstrate your knowledge of accountability and accounting.|
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
BFA113, XPD106, ZAA133
Please see the unit outline for details.
Assignment (20%), Mid-Semester Test (20%), Final exam (60%).
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