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BX2011 - Foundation of Accounting Principles

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides fundamental knowledge of accounting processes, concepts and principles that underpin financial accounting. Introduction to the Conceptual Framework and accounting standards presents the role of accounting within the Australian external reporting environment. Students will apply theoretical knowledge and judgement to evaluate and assess the impact of financial accounting information in business organisations and society.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify and analyse measurement systems and their relationship with the Conceptual Framework and Accounting standards;
  • demonstrate the process of double entry recording in an accounting information system from transactions through to the preparation of financial reports for service and retail organisations; sole traders and partnerships;
  • investigate theoretical, practical and ethical issues underlying the accounting standards with reference to accounting for non-current assets, inventories, receivables, cash and liabilities.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (60%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (20%)
  • Quizzes - (20%).
Prerequisites: BU1002 or CO1002 or CO1101 or BU1902
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CO1001 CO1003

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Dr Dale Wadeson, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Mrs Rachna Sharma, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Mrs Rachna Sharma, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Dr Chris Durden, Ms Ratna Devi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturers: Mr Joo Sang Hoo, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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