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AFF3491 - Advanced financial accounting theory and practice

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Dot Cochrane


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


The interaction between accounting and the relevant segments of the society, including the industry, the capital market, the government and other user groups. The standard-setting and regulatory procedure in Australia and overseas. The unit is a blend of advanced and controversial practical accounting topics and the underlying theories that support the prescribed accounting treatments of these issues.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment(s): 10%
Mid-semester test (1.5 hours): 30%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week