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BX2019 - Accounting Information Systems

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

In this subject, students investigate and evaluate the configuration of accounting systems and their relationship on business transaction processing in organisations. Contemporary changes in technology, including cloud based and artificial intelligence are examined for their impact on accounting information systems. Business simulations are used to enhance the understanding of important relationships in accounting information systems. This subject is compulsory for students wishing to satisfy professional accreditation requirements in the Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting major.

Learning Outcomes

  • investigate and evaluate the operation and configuration of accounting systems in business and not for profit organisations;
  • analyse the impact of cloud based accounting and artificial intelligence processes on accounting information systems;
  • work collaboratively to apply critical thinking and problem solving strategies for the design of accounting information systems.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (65%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (25%) - Individual.
Assumed
Knowledge:
BU1002 or BU1902
Prerequisites: 6 CP OF BU OR BX SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU1009 BU2209 CO1801 CO1821 CO2801 CO2821

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Trimester 1
Census Date 04-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

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

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

External, Trimester 1
Census Date 04-Mar-2021
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

Cairns, Internal, Trimester 1
Census Date 04-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

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

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

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.