ACCTING 1002OUA - Introductory Accounting
OUA - Trimester 3 - 2023
General Course Information
Course Code ACCTING 1002OUA Course Introductory Accounting Coordinating Unit Accounting Term Trimester 3 Level Undergraduate Location/s OUA Units 3 Contact Up to 3 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N Incompatible ACCTING 1011, ACCTING 1002, ACCTING 1002UOA, ACCTING 1002UACM, ACCTING1004, ACCTING 1004UOA, ACCTING 1004UACM Restrictions Available only to University of Adelaide Open Universities Australia students Course Description The objective of the course is to provide an introductory knowledge of accounting to students of all disciplines such as business, professions, economics, arts, languages, law, food & nutrition, sciences, maths, computer science, psychological science, health & medical sciences, and engineering, health, medical and sciences. A general overview of accounting principles relating to the preparation of financial and managerial reports will be presented. The primary focus is to illuminate how accounting information is utilised by a variety of stakeholders in planning, controlling and investing decisions. Topics included are accounting information in its decision making context, recording of accounting transactions, understanding and analysing financial statements, cost behaviour, determination of product costs, cost-volume-profit analysis, performance management, and budgeting.
Course Coordinator: Nurmalisa Che AliRefer to MyUni for details of the Course Coordinator and/or Tutor/s.
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.Fully online course.
Course Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1 Explain the key concepts that underpin the preparation of general purpose financial reports 2 Analyse and interpret financial statements 3 Evaluate the accounting information needs of management 4 Understand and apply key principles of budgeting 5 Apply various management accounting techniques to analyse decisions faced by management
University Graduate Attributes
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
Attribute 1: Deep discipline knowledge and intellectual breadth
Graduates have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of their subject area, the ability to engage with different traditions of thought, and the ability to apply their knowledge in practice including in multi-disciplinary or multi-professional contexts.
Attribute 2: Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving
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Attribute 3: Teamwork and communication skills
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Attribute 4: Professionalism and leadership readiness
Graduates engage in professional behaviour and have the potential to be entrepreneurial and take leadership roles in their chosen occupations or careers and communities.
Attribute 5: Intercultural and ethical competency
Graduates are responsible and effective global citizens whose personal values and practices are consistent with their roles as responsible members of society.
Attribute 6: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural competency
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Attribute 7: Digital capabilities
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Attribute 8: Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Graduates are self-aware and reflective; they are flexible and resilient and have the capacity to accept and give constructive feedback; they act with integrity and take responsibility for their actions.
The course uses the following two textbooks (bundled in a package, Value Pack):
Tyler, J, Godwin, N and Alderman, CW, ACCT4 Financial, 4th Asia-Pacific Edition, Cengage Learning, Australia.
Sivabalan, P, Wakefield, J, Sawyers, R, Jackson, S and Jenkins, G, ACCT4 Management, 4th Asia-Pacific Edition, Cengage Learning, Australia.
The course will not use MindTap.
The books (value pack) have both electronic (eBook) and print versions. The ACCT4 value pack is available at Cengage’s site. The details are as follows:
1) eBook pack: e https://au.cengage.com/c/isbn/9780170295307
10% discount code cod: EDU10
2) Print pack: https://au.cengage.com/c/isbn/9780170293099
10% discount code cod: EDU10
More information about offshore students wanting to access print pack will be available at MyUni course homepage.
Online LearningStudents are advised to check the MyUni site several times each week for any announcements or new information. It is the responsibility of students to remain informed about changes in the course and they are deemed to know of any new information added to the MyUni site.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching Modes100% online
No information currently available.
Learning Activities SummaryTopics:
Introduction to financial accounting
Recording accounting transactions
Financial Statement analysis
Introduction to management accounting & ethics
Budgeting for planning and decision making
Performance management system: Balanced Scorecard
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Assessment SummaryTo be advised.
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SubmissionThe Assignments will be submitted electronically through MyUni. Further details will be provided in due course.
Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:
M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme) Grade Mark Description FNS Fail No Submission F 1-49 Fail P 50-64 Pass C 65-74 Credit D 75-84 Distinction HD 85-100 High Distinction CN Continuing NFE No Formal Examination RP Result Pending
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