Accounting in Society (1A)

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Accounting in Society (1A)

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Finance

  • Language Level

    True Beginning

  • Prerequisites

    12 credit points of 4 courses completed at the undergraduate level.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit focuses on the role of accounting in society. This unit is for students planning to pursue a career in accounting. By exploring and discovering diverse accountability frameworks, students will learn to appreciate the role accounting plays in society. The unit aims to introduce basic accounting language, concepts and method. Students will be provided with an opportunity to discuss evolving means of information preparation with an emphasis placed on understanding how such information assists users in 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.

Course Disclaimer

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.