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AFX9560 - Advanced financial accounting

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Michaela Rankin


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2007 (On-campus)
Hong Kong Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Summer semester A 2007 (Off-campus)


Topics include the standard-setting and regulatory framework in Australia; the various authoritative pronouncements and guidelines emerging from the conceptual framework; accounting for financial derivatives; accounting for foreign currency; intangible assets; jointly controlled ventures and the theoretical underpinnings of these topics.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Class test (1 hour): 10%
Group research project (2500-3000 words): 30%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


AFX9530 or AFX4601


AFF9631, AFX5631