Accounting for Decision Makers
University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewLEARNING OUTCOMES1. Discuss and explain the nature and purpose of accounting;2. Prepare and interpret financial statements according to conventional methods of accounting;3. Identify, analyse and evaluate financial information relevant to the operating, investing and financing decisions of a business entity;4. Organise, calculate and analyse information relevant to decision making;5. Demonstrate a growing awareness of ethics within the accounting environment.CONTENTThe course content includes the following topics:Introduction to accounting and different accounting entitiesFinancial statementsRecording accounting transactionsAnalysing, and interpreting Financial StatementsIntroduction to managerial accountingCost-volume-profit analysisTime value of moneyCapital investment decisionsBudgetingAccounting for sustainability
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.