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CO5140 - Information Analysis and Systems

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Accounting Information Systems (AIS) form an integral part of modern organisations as they support managers to plan and control business operations, improve decision-making, and support financial accounting and reporting. In this subject, students investigate and evaluate the configuration of accounting information systems and their relationship on business transaction processing in organisations. It also explores the governance, control and security issues in the business processes and within the accounting information system. Contemporary changes in technology, including cloud based, big data, blockchain, and artificial intelligence are examined for their impact on accounting information systems and accounting profession. This subject is compulsory for students wishing to satisfy professional accreditation requirements in the Master of Professional Accounting.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically analyse the principles of internal controls and their application relative to accounting infomation systems in various organisational contexts;
  • apply a range of cognitive, communication and research skills to investigate, analyse, synthesis and reflect critically on advanced technologies and emerging technologies and their impacts on accounting information systems and the accounting profession;
  • demonstrate an advanced and integrated knowledge of the relationship of accounting information systems to the organisation's business processes.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (55%) - Individual
  • Written > Research report - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 2 - (20%) - Individual.

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Ms Kathleen Arambulo.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Ms Kathleen Arambulo.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 2, External
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online Collaborate sessions 1 hour per week
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.