This course aims to
- Promote an understanding of the role of government in a modern democratic society;
- Promote an understanding of the differences between the public sector and the business sector parts of the economy, and the implications of these differences for financial management, accounting and budgeting;
- Promote an understanding of some major issues in public sector financial management, accounting and budgeting; and
- Provide possible solutions to some of the above issues
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of this course, you are expected to have attained proficiency in the following areas:
- gained familiarity and understanding of the above matters; and
- be able to analyse issues and develop possible solutions.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
Group seminar paper 30%.
Final examination 70%.
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course, reading, writing and assignment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
- Domestic fee paying students
- International fee paying students
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3343||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|