Quantitative Methods for Accounting

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: RMIT University
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About this unit

In this Quantitative Methods for Accounting unit, provided by Open Universities Australia and RMIT university online, you will learn all about the methods used in the accounting and finance sectors to make important business decisions. You will tackle practical problems so that you will be able to apply the knowledge learned in the unit.

Furthermore, you will become familiar with Excel and how this tool can be used to more efficiently analyse problems and analyse statistical data. Moreover, you will be able to demonstrate and discuss how tools and quantitative techniques can be used to assist in making data-based decisions and apply mathematical theory to real world problems.

By the end of this unit you should be able to estimate and hypothesise the outcome of research using probability methods that you have learned. You will also gain the ability to accurately analyse graphs and numerical data.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Master of Professional Accounting

Areas of study

In this Quantitative Methods for Accounting unit, the topics you will study are to be advised.

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Master of Professional Accounting, RMIT University

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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How will this unit advance my career?

In this Quantitative Methods for Accounting unit, you will become familiar with the key methods used to more fully measure and understand accounting. This information will significantly enhance your career in accounting or mathematics. The skills attained in taking part in this unit will be greatly desirable to employers.

This unit is a cross discipline subject which gives you understanding of mathematical theory and how these methods are applied in the world of accounting. This will mean that not only do you possess the academic and theoretical knowledge of this subject area, but also understand how it can be applied in a practical or commercial setting.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Quantitative Methods for Accounting from RMIT University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. 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).

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