Managerial Accounting

ACC80008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours Face to Face + Blended + Swinburne Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to equip students with enhanced knowledge and in-depth understanding of management accounting concepts and technique application in the context of contemporary operational environment. It is designed to provide students with the skills and expertise to contribute to the strategic decision-making and management of organisations through exposure to apply management accounting analysis to practical accounting problems and case studies
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO) 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge to contribute to the strategic positioning of the organisation
2. Critically evaluate and apply appropriate cost allocation methods and cost management analysis
3. Critically analyse management accounting information to plan and control efficient use of company resources
4. Apply appropriate management accounting techniques to solve cases on a range of complex business situations, as an effective team member