AC6560 - Accounting Information Systems

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Accountancy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2022/23

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

This course is designed to introduce a variety of topics about the systems used by a company to process its accounting information. The course focuses on automated accounting information systems as a tool to understand and integrate processes, process activities and data, perform analysis, and create information to facilitate managerial decision-making.

This course aims to:

  1. provide students with knowledge of the nature and role of accounting information systems in a business;
  2. prepare students to identify internal control risk and suggest appropriate controls within an accounting information system;
  3. develop students’ ability to model business processes and create accounting information database;
  4. develop students’ knowledge of different business processes, including sales/collection, acquisition/payment;
  5. develop students’ knowledge of new information technology development and its application in business.

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

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Accountancy