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ACB1120: Financial accounting 1

Faculty of Business and Economics

Financial accounting 1

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This unit is designed for you if you are undertaking the accounting major. It will provide an introduction to financial accounting guided by the Conceptual Framework and Accounting Standards. Emphasis is placed on accounting processes, practices and policies that enable financial statements to be prepared. You will integrate theoretical and technical knowledge learned and exercise judgement to explore accounting issues.


1 - Within semester assessment - 50% 2 - Examination - 50%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. You are expected to complete all pre-class activities prior to your scheduled class, and post-class activities should be completed after your scheduled class. Learning activities may include a combination of teacher directed, peer directed and online engagement activities.