Accounting Principles

500

In this course you will understand financial statements and reports and be able to analyse and interpret business performance for sole traders and small companies.

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 10 Jun 2019
    Trimester 2, 14 Oct 2019
    Trimester 3, 12 Feb 2020
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Once you have completed your study of this course you should be able to

  • understand the purpose of accounting and its relationship to the 
    New Zealand business environment
  • understand accounting policies and prepare financial statements using accrual based accounting for a sole trader and/or a company
  • analyse and report on business performance for a sole trader or company
  • demonstrate an understanding of management accounting tools.

Other requirements

To study this course you will require access to a computer, the Internet and email.

Set texts

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

Assessment

Assessment 40% in-house (includes online assessment), 60% Examination.

Exam information for this course is listed above. For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 10 Jun 2019
    Trimester 2, 14 Oct 2019
    Trimester 3, 12 Feb 2020
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying