This minor provides an integrated set of units in Accounting. Students will undertake: a) Accounting Information Systems where they explore some theories and practices of [manual] recording and reporting of financial information in Australia within the context of a historical cost accounting system, including an understanding of the legal, professional and conceptual frameworks within which the accounting professional operate; b) Financial Accounting where they apply accounting concepts and accounting standards to measure, recognise, classify and disclose specific business transactions and other accounting information; c) Corporate Accounting where they learn the structure underlying corporate reporting designed to give the financial report user useful information on which to make economic decisions; and d) Management Accounting where they will be equipped with the specialist knowledge relevant technical skills to address these challenges the multi-faceted challenges facing the function of management accounting in contemporary organisations.

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