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ACCT403 Advanced Financial Accounting

An applied approach to the issues underlying financial accounting and reporting.

Paper title Advanced Financial Accounting
Paper code ACCT403
Subject Accounting
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,132.73
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Teaching staff

Mariela Carvajal

Paper Structure

This paper aims to develop the conceptual and technical proficiency of students in advanced aspects of financial accounting and reporting. It will build on competence already acquired in ACCT 421 Financial Accounting and Reporting.

Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught through lectures, tutorials and directed reading.

The primary reference material for this course is:
Deegan. C. and, Samkin, G. (2012) New Zealand Financial Accounting 6th edition. McGraw-Hill. ISBN-13: 978-007101308-6, ISBN-10: 007101308-3

Supplementary materials:
New Zealand Accounting Standards (NZ IAS), available at

Course outline
View the course outline for ACCT 403
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
The Master of Professional Accounting (MProfAcct) is a professionally accredited accounting programme aimed at graduates of any discipline who want to pursue a career in accounting.

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 17-22
Wednesday 15:00-15:50 9-15, 17-22


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Friday 13:00-14:50 9-14, 17-22