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AFX3551 - International study program in accounting

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Associate Professor Carolyn Windsor


Berwick Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2007 (Day)


This unit centres on both a conceptual and practical approach to International Accounting Issues with emphasis on International Standard Setting and compliance as viewed by regulatory and private sector preparers of accounts. Students gain a practical understanding of these issues in an international context through the overseas visitation program which forms an integral part of this unit.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Examination:(60%)+ 2000 word case study:(20%)

Contact hours

2 x 3.5 hour seminars, 10 x 3.5 hour visits to professional bodies and corporations during the international component of programs over a period of approximately three weeks


Must have passed 8 units, including at least 2 units from the Department of Accounting and Finance