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CO5117 - Introduction to Accounting

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides students with an understanding of the financial statements produced by an accounting system, and the process by which these statements are developed. The subject covers financial recording processes, internal control, the preparation of financial statements, the responsibilities and constraints in the preparation thereof, together with an introduction to the recognition and measurement of specific financial statement elements.

Learning Outcomes

  • To develop technical competence in recording economic events in the accounting system;
  • To develop a familiarity with the social, institutional and regulatory structures affecting the practice of accounting;
  • To develop skills in analysing financial statements;
  • To begin to develop skills in thinking about accounting phenomena and the evaluation of accounting research.
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Combinations:
CO5105

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Mrs Judith Spargo.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); prac set & report (30%); online quizzes x2 (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Mrs Judith Spargo.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); prac set & report (30%); online quizzes x2 (10%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); prac set & report (30%); online quizzes x2 (10%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); prac set & report (30%); online quizzes x2 (10%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); prac set & report (30%); online quizzes x2 (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); prac set & report (30%); online quizzes x2 (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 13-Aug-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours lectures - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); prac set & report (30%); online quizzes x2 (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: other exams (60%); prac set & report (30%); online quizzes x2 (10%).

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.