Level 3 Accounting

13ACC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Peel

At Year 13 Accounting focuses on more complex business structures such as partnerships and larger New Zealand businesses, including those listed on the stock exchange. You will gain invaluable analytical skills, report writing and presentation skills. You will also begin to make investment decisions, as well as gain in-depth specialist accounting knowledge.

At the end of the course, you will have insight into the importance of accounting information to complex business organisations and how it informs key business decisions.

You will learn to:
• prepare complex accounting processing and financial statements for a partnership and company
• analyse an investment decision and prepare a report assessing a successful, publicly listed New Zealand company
• carry out and explain the purpose of real life cost accounting and management accounting processes


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook costing approximately $43.


Recommended Prior Learning A minimum of 12 credits in Level 2 Accounting (which must include at least 4 credits from externally assessed standards) or at the discretion of the Head of Department.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91409 v2 Accounting 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of a job cost subsystem for an entity
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91408 v2 Accounting 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of management accounting to inform decision-making
3
E
4
Y
*
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. 91406 v2 Accounting 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of company financial statement preparation
3
E
5
*
Y
A.S. 91405 v2 Accounting 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of accounting for partnerships
3
I
4
*
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.