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Accounting in Society - ACCG100

This unit focuses on the role of accounting and the accounting profession in society. By exploring and discovering diverse accountability frameworks, students will learn to appreciate the role accounting plays. The unit aims to introduce basic accounting language, concepts and methods. Students will be provided with an opportunity to discuss evolving means of information preparation, with an emphasis on understanding how such information assists users when making important business decisions. The role of accounting stewardship is explored, developing students’ awareness of social, environmental and ethical concerns in an attempt to develop well rounded business professionals. The unit develops graduate capabilities centred upon discipline specific knowledge and professional judgment, and their application to problem solving, with one particular learning outcome being the demonstration of communication skills.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Accounting and Corporate Governance staff



NCCW(s): ACCG106, ARTS105, MMCS105, WACC100, WACC106
Unit Designation(s):



Information Technology


Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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