13 Accounting

13ACC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Shankar

Objectives: To promote knowledge and understanding of accounting as a financial language for partnerships and companies that may be service, trading or manufacturing businesses.

Course Content:

  • Describe and apply the conceptual basis of accounting in context
  • Process financial information for partnerships and/or companies
  • Process financial information for a manufacturing job-cost subsystem
  • Report financial information for partnerships and/or companies
  • Prepare a report which analyses and interprets a company‚Äôs financial report for external users
  • Explain and prepare information for management decision making.

Future Areas of interest and study:
Commerce and Business degrees at Universities and Polytechnics, chartered accountants, auditing, data processing services, taxation services, management, general business/administration work, teaching, marketing, banking.


Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

We strongly recommend the purchase of an Accounting workbook as a learning enhancement for around $40.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91405 v2 Accounting 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of accounting for partnerships
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91406 v2 Accounting 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of company financial statement preparation
3
E
5
*
Y
A.S. 91407 v2 Accounting 3.4 - Prepare a report for an external user that interprets the annual report of a New Zealand reporting entity
3
I
5
Y
5r,5w *
Y
A.S. 91408 v2 Accounting 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of management accounting to inform decision-making
3
E
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91409 v2 Accounting 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of a job cost subsystem for an entity
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Pathway Tags

Commerce and Business Degrees at University and Polytech, Auditing, Taxation, Management, Business Administration, Marketing, Banking, Teaching, Finance, Actuary


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