[ 572BWEFKORK15 ] KS Cost Accounting

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
2 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Business Administration Sonja Prell-Leopoldseder 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)keine
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business and Economics 2015W
Objectives Content of the course „Principles of Cost Accounting” is basically the table of accounting contents of business colleges (Handelsakademien und HBLA) and tourism schools. The course’s main target is to impart basic knowledge of cost accounting fundamentals as well as the setup of the cost accounting system. After attending this lecture, students should be capable to understand cost calculation techniques and use the theoretical input provided to solve problems and assignments.
  • 1. Chapter: Cost accounting fundamentals
  • 2. Chapter: Cost accounting based on full costing for production industry
    • Cost element accounting
    • Cost center accounting
    • Cost unit accounting
  • 3. Chapter: Cost accounting based on direct costing for production industry
    • Aims and purpose of cost accounting based on direct costing
    • Direct Costing including assignments (such as pricing decisions, break-even-analysis, product programming)
Criteria for evaluation Written final exam: 45 minutes, which equals 45 possible points.

In order to pass students need a minimum of 23 points of the final exam (50%).

Methods Theoretical basics as well as a case study will be explained through the lecturer. Students will be capable to use the theoretical input provided to solve problems and assignments.
Language German
Study material Sonja Prell-Leopoldseder: Grundlagen der Kostenrechnung – Eine Einführung in die Theorie und Praxis der Kostenrechnung, Linde Verlag Wien 2010

Reductions for students in the book-store of the students council (ÖH-Shop) or at Thalia.

Changing subject? No
Further information For further information please have a look at the information sheet "Kurs Kostenrechnung" which you find at the homepage of the Department for Controlling and Consulting:
Corresponding lecture (*)Studierende, die ihre Reifeprüfung im Rahmen des Lehrplanes von kaufmännischen höheren Schulen oder von höheren Lehranstalten für wirtschaftliche Berufe, für Tourismus, für Mode und Bekleidungstechnik sowie für künstlerische Gestaltung innerhalb der letzten 6 Jahre ab Antragstellung abgelegt haben, erhalten den Kurs Kostenrechnung jedenfalls anerkannt. Sonstige Prüfungen werden im Einzelfall nach Maßgabe der Gleichwertigkeit anerkannt.
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
1BKOREK: KS Cost Accounting (2009W-2015S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority