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||Accounting and Financial Decision Making|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
Dr Mansi Mansi (ASP 01)
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International International International||Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International International||Domestic 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||3/2/2020||21/2/2020||19/3/2020||2/5/2020|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||14/9/2020||2/10/2020||28/10/2020||12/12/2020|
* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
|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.|
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,702.00||080101|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
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Internal assessments 40%, Final exam (60%). Please check the unit outline for details.
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Deegan, C, (2019) An Introduction to Accounting: Accountability in Organisations and Society, First edition, Cengage Learning Australia.
While is it possible to purchase a hard copy of the textbook with online access to MindTap, the preference in this unit is to only purchase MindTap, which gives you access to the eBook:
Use the discount code provided on MyLO.
Booktopia textbook links
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