This online course is an introduction to the users and uses of financial information, the place of accounting in the management information system and the concepts that underpin financial accounting and financial statements and their components.
Delivery type2019Trimester 2 & 3 2019
Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course.
Cost2019NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
Exam dates2019Trimester 2, 17 Oct 2019
Trimester 3, 13 Feb 2020
Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying
For more information watch the course introduction video below.
Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to
- Understand and apply accounting concepts to topical issues; identify users of financial information and discuss their information needs.
- Account for revenue, expenses, assets, liabilities, and owners’ equity and prepare financial statements.
- Prepare financial statements for partnerships; understand and discuss issues relating to not-for-profit entities; discuss the components of a statement of service performance.
- Analyse and interpret financial statements.
- Explain the differences between management accounting and financial accounting; apply basic cost classifications.
Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.
40% internally assessed
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.
You can do this course as part of these qualifications: