Accounting

SACE Stage 2

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Accounting

Accounting

SACE Stage 2

20 credits


Students will develop an understanding of how businesses make informed decisions using the practices of accounting (recording, reporting, analysing and communicating).

In Stage 2 Accounting, students develop and extend their understanding of the underpinning principles. Students will further develop and apply their knowledge to managing financial sustainability, preparing reports responding to scenarios which consider stakeholder needs in local and global contexts.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Overview
This subject is structured around three focus areas:

  • understanding accounting concepts and conventions
  • managing financial sustainability
  • providing accounting advice

These will be applied in the following contexts:

  • local, national, and multinational enterprises
  • small, medium, and large businesses
  • public-private partnerships
  • primary, secondary, and tertiary enterprises
  • online enterprises
  • not-for-profit organisations

Pathways

School Assessment

Accounting Concepts and Solutions 40%
Accounting Advice 30%
External Assessment (examination) 30%

Delivery

This course prepares students for further study in the area of finance and business. A background in Accounting Stage 1 is desirable.