Financial Analysis and Taxation

NDB509

In this online course you will develop the skills required to analyse and interpret financial information to inform decision making, apply tax rules for individuals and small businesses, act in accordance with the accounting profession’s Code of Ethics and research and communicate technical financial information for a business entity’s performance.  

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    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

  • Calculate ratios and analyse financial performance for a business entity.
  • Interpret financial information to inform decision making for a business entity.
  • Apply tax rules for individuals and small businesses.
  • Explain and apply the fundamental principles of the accounting profession’s Code of Ethics to given situations.
  • Research and communicate technical financial information for a business entity’s performance

Assessment

  • 50% internally assessed
  • 50% exam

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

Assessment for this course includes an examination

Open Polytechnic will, subject to you meeting the entry requirements for this course/programme, enrol you in this course.

Your enrolment in the course means that you should expect to complete an in-person examination.

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Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

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.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency

Course availability over the next 12 months

Dec
2023
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Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying