The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

ACFI3009

Units

10 units

Level

3000 level

Course handbook

Description

Focusing upon a wide range of resources incorporating both accounting standards and national and international information sources, the course evaluates issues arising from the use of financial accounting data and management accounting.

As a capstone course, this course is designed to enhance students' understanding of the nature and development of accounting as it relates to the management of the organisation, the course extends into addressing professional challenges, the social contexts of the discipline, and specific discipline-based issues.


Availability2020 Course Timetables

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 1 - 2020
  • Semester 2 - 2020

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2020

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): ACFI3000. Students who have successfully completed ACFI3000 are not eligible to enrol in ACFI3009.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Apply modes of inquiry and research processes to investigate and engage in contemporary financial accounting issues reflective of social and cultural changes;

2. Demonstrate advanced understanding of appropriate professional practice and ethical conduct across diverse accounting contexts and environments;

3. Engage in independent and collaborative work processes to plan, develop, deliver and evaluate a project;

4. Objectively and ethically interpret and use accounting information provided for management's needs.


Content

The topics in this course include the following:

1.    Overview of issues in accounting.

2.    Accounting in a changing organisational environment.


Requisite

Students must have successfully completed ACFI2011 and ACFI2003 to enrol in this course. You cannot enrol in this course if you have successfully completed ACFI3000.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Excel Exercise

Presentation: Video Presentation

Written Assignment: Written Assignment

Formal Examination: Formal Exam


Contact hours

Ourimbah

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Students are expected to complete 4 hours of guided learning via online preparation, lectures, interactive workshops, tutorials, discussion groups or self-directed learning and an additional 6 hours of independent study per week.

Newcastle City Precinct

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Students are expected to complete 4 hours of guided learning via online preparation, lectures, interactive workshops, tutorials, discussion groups or self-directed learning and an additional 6 hours of independent study per week.

PSB Singapore

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Students are expected to complete 4 hours of guided learning via online preparation, lectures, interactive workshops, tutorials, discussion groups or self-directed learning and an additional 6 hours of independent study per week.