ACCT5521 Advanced Corporate Financial Accounting
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This is an advanced unit in corporate financial reporting. Current Australian practice is examined and integrated with broader theoretical perspectives, seeking to provide the student with a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of significant issues in the current corporate accounting environment.
- Students are able to (1) identify and apply complex accounting principles, standards and practices relating to companies including group accounting; (2) critically evaluate and solve advanced accounting problems; (3) demonstrate an ability to work in a diverse team to achieve team goals; and (4) demonstrate the ability to produce clear and concise written communication in a complex accounting context to accountants and non-accountants.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) weekly preparation; (2) online quizzes; and (3) tests. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Isabel Wang (Semester 1), Professor Jac Birt (Semester 2)
- Unit rules
- ACCT5511 Intermediate Corporate Financial Accounting
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- Unit Outline
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.