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Unit of Study ISYS2005 - Information Systems for Accounting (2023)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

recognise fundamental concepts and techniques related to accounting information systems, business processes, databases, systems development, technology and systems mapping and documentation

identify and explain the concepts of sound internal control

evaluate systems related to the major business transaction cycles. Explain the business activities performed in the major business cycles and the flow of accounting data and information in those systems

discuss auditing, governance and ethics issues related to accounting and business information systems.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Parkes, A, Considine, B, Olesen, K & Blount, Y, 2018, Accounting Information Systems, 5th edn, John Wiley & Sons , Milton, QLD. ISBN: 9780730369134 (Print version); 9780730325048 (E-Text).
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet connection.  Students will be required to complete an onboarding process to verify their identity before attempting the online exam in this unit.


Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.