Accounting

SACE Credits: 20

Teacher: Vanathi Arulmuruganar

In Accounting you will learn how to process financial information and produce a range of financial reports. You will analyse and interpret financial and non-financial information and make recommendations to the course of action that management should pursue in a range of hypothetical scenarios.

 

Assessment will comprise of two school based components and an external examination. The skills and application tasks are worth 50% of the grade and will comprise of a range of tests covering the core curriculum.

 

The report is worth 20% of the overall grade and requires you to analyse a business performance and provide advice for future action. The examination is worth 30% and will cover a range of curriculum areas.

Assessment:

School Assessment (70%)

  • Assessment Type 1: Skills and Application Tasks (50%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Report (20%)

External Assessment (30%)

  • Assessment Type 3: External Assessment: Examination (30%)

Pathways:

This subject is accepted for entry to tertiary courses including university courses. It is broadly based and also provides an ideal preparation for entry to careers associated with business. It will help students to manage financial affairs throughout their lives and contribute to their education for their role as citizens.