Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. apply the concepts underpinning financial accounting
  2. record and report business transactions using appropriate technologies
  3. evaluate how financial accounting information is generated, processed and used to facilitate sound economic decision making
  4. select and apply appropriate accounting treatments in accordance with selected International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Topics

    • Introduction to MYOB
    • Application of Accounting Theory
    • Fair Value Measurement
    • Inventories
    • Property, Plant and Equipment
    • Intangible Assets
    • Impairment of Assets
    • Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets
    • Income tax (Part 1)
    • Income tax (Part 2)
    • Revenues

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-ACC100-Introduction to Accounting

Special requirements

No special requirements

The subject aims to provide students with knowledge of accounting transactions. It looks into the Framework and the objectives of the financial statements. In addition, it focuses on understanding, defining and recognizing various elements of financial statements in accordance with selected international financial reporting standards and underlying theories.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

  • eAssignment (30%)
  • Mid-Semester Test (20%)
  • Final Invigilated Examination (50%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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Related degrees

undergraduate CUR-ACC-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Commerce Accounting

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