AC5710 - Advanced International Financial Accounting

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Accountancy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to:

  1. expose students to material differences in accounting practice across major OECD regimes, and between major countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
  2. expose students to the history of international accounting harmonization and the development of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  3. expose students to details of the current international standards and practice in areas that are of special relevance in multi-national accounting such as foreign currency translation.
  4. facilitate students acquiring fundamental knowledge of cultural differences, business dynamics and professionalism for effective communications.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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