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University of South Australia
This online Contemporary Issues in Accounting unit offers students the opportunity to broaden their accounting knowledge and skills, whilst address financial accounting theory.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia in conjunction with the University of South Australia, the unit focuses on accounting processes and theories, and has a strong emphasis on measurement.
Students learn about earnings measurement and other key measurements such as intangibles, extractive industries and public sector measurement issues.
The unit also covers accounting policy choice such as PAT and unregulated disclosure, and examines the reactions of capital markets to accounting information.
Applicants must have successfully completed or currently be enrolled to study Financial Accounting 2, prior to enrolling in this unit.
In this accounting unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Accounting students and professionals will benefit from this unit, as it expands their theoretical knowledge and accounting skills.
Once you complete this unit you will be able to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.