• Offered by Research School of Accounting & Business Info Syst
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Business
  • Areas of interest Accounting
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Janet Lee
    • Dr Jung-wha Lee
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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The course examines a selection of financial reporting issues that are included, or under consideration for inclusion in, accounting standards applicable in Australia. It introduces the corporate reporting environment and its challenges; political and international pressures shaping the standard setting process in Australia; examines measurements and disclosure issues pertaining to financial instruments, share-based payments, foreign currency translation, segment reporting, industry specific accounting issues and advanced issues of equity interests. Technical and theoretical aspects are considered.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the Australian external reporting environment and challenges to it.
  • Understand the objectives, social and economic roles financial accounting and reporting plays.
  • Understand and evaluate critically various measurement and disclosure issues pertaining to an economic entity and other specialised topics.
  • Attain the knowledge of and ability to apply main features of a selection of Australian accounting standards.
  • Develop the ability to analyse complex issues, to formulate well reasoned and coherent arguments and to reach well considered conclusions.

 

 

 

 

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

Group Paper and Presentation - 20%.

Mid Semester Examination - 20%. 

Final Examination - 60%.

All components of the above assessment are compulsory and must be submitted.

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Workload

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, research, writing and assignment work.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed BUSN2015

Majors

Minors

Fees

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1751 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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