Accounting

71100

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. 

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • 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 2, 17 Oct 2019
    Trimester 3, 13 Feb 2020
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    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.

Other requirements

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. 

Assessment

40% internally assessed

60% exam

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

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • 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 2, 17 Oct 2019
    Trimester 3, 13 Feb 2020
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying