UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

ACCT2201 Corporate Accounting

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 2 core unit in the Accounting major sequence
  • Category B broadening unit for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Design students
  • Level 2 elective
Content This is an intermediate unit in financial accounting with a primary focus on accounting for companies. 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 the key relevant issues in the current corporate accounting environment.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) identify and apply the accounting principles and practices relating to companies, including group accounting; (2) demonstrate an understanding of the regulatory environment of companies; and (3) identify and apply the principles of accounting for taxation in relation to companies.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) tutorial attendance and participation; (2) online quiz; and (3) examinations. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s) Ms Collette Chesters
Unit rules
Prerequisites: ACCT1101 Financial Accounting
Contact hours lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit OutlineSemester 1 : http://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/ACCT2201/SEM-1/2017
Semester 2 : http://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/ACCT2201/SEM-2/2017

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