ADVANCED CORPORATE ACCOUNTING

ACC5CRE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Advanced Corporate Accounting covers corporate financial accounting and reporting at postgraduate level. The purpose of the subject is to enable you to develop knowledge in understanding the Australian Accounting Standards Board's (AASB's) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB's) standards and their use in the accounting measurement and disclosure practices. The subject focuses on the Australian external reporting environment, and the role of conceptual framework and its relevance to financial reporting. It also deals with the evaluation and application of selected accounting standards for property, plant and equipment, intangible assets and income tax. Accounting for consolidation, equity investments and joint arrangements are also discussed in the subject. Additionally, it provides the necessary background for understanding the financial reporting requirements in Australia.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures and tutorials

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesACC5AFM AND ACC5FAS

Co-requisitesACC5AAI

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Australian Financial Accounting

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDeegan, C.

Year2020

Edition/Volume9th

PublisherIrwin McGraw-Hill, Australia

ISBN9781743767382

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply the regulatory framework for financial reporting in Australia, use them in practical situations and provide arguments for and against accounting regulations and international harmonization
02. Discuss the role of a conceptual framework, its relevance to financial reporting and critically evaluate the existing framework
03. Analyse and apply accounting standards with regard to non-current assets, accounting for income taxes and the preparation of corporate financial statements
04. Prepare consolidated financial statements on the basis of Australian Accounting Standards, learn how to account for equity investments and accounting entries for joint arrangements
05. Appraise the economic consequences of using different accounting methods on the financial statements
06. Critically evaluate the information needs of users of financial statements including social and environmental performance in addition to mandatory requirements for the preparation and presentation of financial statements

Subject options

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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Mid-Semester Test (equivalent to 1,000 words)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One Group Assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Mid-Semester Test (equivalent to 1,000 words)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One Group Assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Mid-Semester Test (equivalent to 1,000 words)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One Group Assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 32 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Mid-Semester Test (equivalent to 1,000 words)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One Group Assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6