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Area/Catalogue
ACCT 2016

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163867

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)

Course aim

To provide students with an overview of how management accounting information plays a critical role in organisational planning, controlling, decision-making and learning and to equip students with the conceptual and practical understanding necessary to use and interpret management accounting information.

Course content

Management accounting information that creates value; cost terms, concepts & behaviour; product costing systems; job and process costing; overhead costs; ABC; budgeting; standard costing: material & labour; tactical decision-making; cost decision-making and product-mix; CVP analysis and product mix; working capital; organisational structures; reporting for management decision making.

Textbooks

Horngren, C, Datar S, Rajan, M, Wydner, M, Maguire, W & Tan, R 2013, Cost accounting: a managerial emphasis, 2nd edn, Pearson Education Australia, Australia

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ACCT 1011 UO Accounting for Business

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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