2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
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|Accounting Honours Preparation A|
|Prerequisites||ACCT2011 or ACCT2001|
|Additional Information||Entry to this unit of study is at the discretion of the Discipline. Students will require a credit average in previous ACCT units attempted.|
|Lectures||1 x 1.5 hr seminar per week|
|Assessment||Seminar participation (10%); Paper summaries (10%); Paper presentation (20%); Essay (30%); Research Proposal (30%)|
|Description||The purpose of this unit of study is to prepare students for entry to the fourth year honours program in accounting. As such, this unit of study has been designed to: first, extend the substantive knowledge of students in relation to financial accounting by examining emerging/advanced issues in relation to theory and practice; second, introduce students to different ways of conducting accounting research, considering extant research mobilising a variety of epistemologies and research methods; and, third, assist students to identify potential topic areas for research and appropriate research questions. The course will be based on a series of readings drawn from the accounting research literature.|