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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminars (Semester 1). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Acceptance into the Master of Commerce by Coursework (Specialisation in Accounting and Business Information Systems) or the PhD program; 306-301 Financial Accounting (or equivalent) and permission of the Head of the Department.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||An appraisal of the empirical literature in financial accounting. Emphasis is placed on the role of accounting information in capital markets, contracting and regulation. A major part of this subject will be the development of a research proposal.|
|Assessment:||A take-home end-of-semester examination (30%), written assignments totalling not more than 20 pages (30%), seminar participation and presentations (40%).|
|Recommended Texts:||Selected Readings, Advanced Financial Accounting, Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems (2007).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
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