Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
The preparation, use and analysis of internal and external accounting information.
Course Learning Objectives
The objective of the course is to provide an introduction to financial accounting and management
accounting concepts applicable to the preparation and use of accounting information both within
organisations and for external reporting. The course is for those students intending to continue with
an accounting major.
You will be successful in this course if at the end of it you are able, at an introductory level, to:
1. explain the use of accounting information;
2. explain financial reporting concepts;
3. prepare basic financial statements;
4. prepare internal accounting information; and
5. analyse accounting information for internal and external decision making.
Assignments (4 * 7.5%) 30%
Mid-Trimester Test(75 minutes) 20%
Final Examination (2 hours) 50%
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.