Accounting

The units of study listed in the following table are those available for the current year. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years (subject to any prerequisite or prohibition rules).

Timetabling information for the current year is available on the Business School website. Students should note that units of study are run subject to demand.

Table of postgraduate units of study: Commerce

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Accounting

Achievement of a specialisation in Accounting requires 30 credit points from this table comprising:
(i) 6 credit points in foundational units of study
(ii) 24 credit points in elective units of study.

Units of study for the specialisation

Foundational unit of study

ACCT5001
Accounting Principles
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

ACCT5002
Managerial Accounting and Decision Making
6    P ACCT5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6001
Intermediate Financial Reporting
6    P ACCT5001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission required for enrolment in the Intensive January session.
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6002
International Accounting
6    A Accounting standards and their application
P ACCT6001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6003
Fundamental Analysis for Equity Investment
6    A QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
P ACCT5001 and FINC5001


ACCT6003 assumes knowledge of basic statistics and econometrics that are covered in QBUS5001/5002. ACCT6003 requires the analysis of data, ratios, normal distribution, expectations, variance, data graphs. ACCT6003 also assumes solid knowledge of time value of money concepts.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6006
Advanced Managerial Accounting
6    P ACCT5002
Semester 1
ACCT6007
Contemporary Issues in Auditing
6    P ACCT6001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6010
Advanced Financial Reporting
6    P ACCT6001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission required for enrolment in the Intensive January session.
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6014
Designing Accounting Systems
6    P ACCT5001
Semester 1
ACCT6101
Special Topic in Accounting
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Department permission required for enrolment.
Semester 2