ACCTN302-19B (TGA)

Financial Accounting

15 Points

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Division of Management
School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: uwt@waikato.ac.nz

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Tutor(s)

: matthew.fleck@waikato.ac.nz

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: clive.wilkinson@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper examines various issues of accounting practice and research. The paper aims to foster critical and independent thinking, enhance analytical ability, creativity and initiative in students. Although the development of technical skills is important, students are encouraged to develop intellectual ability so as to be in a position to reflect upon current accounting practice in a critical manner.

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Paper Structure

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This paper is designed to facilitate students’ understanding of the issues involved in the principles, practices and regulations of accounting within the New Zealand environment. The paper is a prerequisite for those wishing to fulfill CA ANZ requirements.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • 1: Prepare financial reports for limited liability companies in accordance with generally accepted accounting practice including accounting for the issues detailed in the financial reporting standards listed below.
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  • 2: Understand the fundamental accounting principles and practices in accounting for business combinations
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  • 3: Prepare consolidated financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting practice.
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Assessment

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Internal Assessment/Final Examination 1:1

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 50% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 50% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Test 1
2 Aug 2019
9:00 AM
16.5
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
2. Test 2
13 Sep 2019
9:00 AM
16.5
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
3. Test 3
11 Oct 2019
9:00 AM
17
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
4. Exam
50
5. Subject Specific Test
0
  • Other:
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Deegan, C. & Samkin, G., (2013) New Zealand Financial Accounting 6e, McGraw-Hill

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Recommended Readings

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When considered necessary, a limited number of readings considered essential to a more complete understanding of the topics under discussion will be made available to students. These readings will be examinable.

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Other Resources

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Specify any other resources that students will benefit from accessing. You may like to include other learning resources such as online recordings etc.
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Online Support

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If you require online support for Moodle please email ITS at: itshelp@waikato.ac.nz
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Workload

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1. 3 hours of lectures per week
2. 1 hour tutorial per week

3. 1 hour workshop per week

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Linkages to Other Papers

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Note any linkages to other papers where the linkage is of importance.
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: ACCT202 or ACCTN202

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ACCT302

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