Cradle Coast, Shanghai Ocean University, Launceston, Hong Kong Universal Ed, Hobart
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|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Accountability|
|Coordinator||Ms Susan Conway|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Shanghai Ocean University||Shanghai Semester 1||On-Campus||International|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||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 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hong Kong Universal Ed||Semester 2||On-Campus||International|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- 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|
|Shanghai Semester 1||22/9/2021||1/11/2021||24/12/2021||24/12/2021|
|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).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
- Analyse the role of accountability and accounting for all areas of organisational performance.
- Apply management accounting tools to make informed decisions about organisational performance.
- Apply financial accounting principles and techniques to make informed decisions about organisational performance.
- Produce written artefacts, individually and in team environments, using professional language and standards common to business professionals and peers.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:XPD106, BFA113, ZAA133
|Assessment||Final examination (50%)|Written artefact (Part A); Essay (Part B) (25%)|Assignment (25%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
You will need the following electronic resource:
Atrill, P, McLaney, E, and Harvey, D 2018, Accounting for Non-Specialist, 7th Edition, Pearson Australia.
Reading Lists provide direct access to all material on unit reading lists in one place. This includes eReadings and items in Reserve. You can access the Reading List for this unit from the link in MyLO, or by going to the Reading Lists page on the University Library website.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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