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Given the pervasive nature of Accounting Information Systems and Technology, accountants are increasingly expected to be competent in understanding the business processes and information systems used in organisations. This unit seeks to empower you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to successfully understand and use Accounting Information Systems throughout your career. There are two components. First, you will develop knowledge in accounting systems and business processes, basic system documentation tools, database management, fraud, appropriate internal controls, and approaches to implementing Accounting Information Systems in organisations. Second, you will develop technical competence in using productivity tools (such as MS Excel) and accounting software.
Career Level: Postgraduate
Unit Level: Level 9
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
PrerequisiteACCT20070 - Accounting in AustraliaORACCT20077 - Accounting for Management Decision Making
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit,
should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification.
Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability.
See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
Offerings For Term 1 - 2023
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes –
in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory.
International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet
both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period
(satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).