Courses & Units

Accounting Context and Method BFA104

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

Welcome to this foundation unit for students intending to undertake an Accounting Major in the Bachelor of Business. This unit is compulsory and is an important pre-requisite for second and third year units. You 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 BFA104
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Coordinator

Torscha Pearson

Faisal Khan (Launceston, Accelerated Study Period 2)

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 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 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021
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).

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Learning Outcomes

LO1Explain fundamental principles of accrual accounting.
LO2Identify, record and report financial transactions.
LO3Explain and use internal control procedures.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080101 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,702.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

BFA103 or BFA113 or XPD106 or ZAA133

Mutual Exclusions

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

XPD107

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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Assessment

Weekly Reflection (10%), Mid-Term Test (15%), Report (15%), Final Exam (60%).

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Textbooks

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