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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.|
|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.
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|Subject Overview:||The purpose of this subject is to assist students to develop research knowledge and skills which are specific to each of the advanced core areas of accounting and business information systems research: financial accounting, managerial accounting, business information systems and auditing. Students will gain an understanding of how research questions are created and developed into testable hypotheses; appreciate the range of alternatives and observe examples of analyses of the application of these methods; and develop an ability to critically analyse the research of others.|
|Assessment:||Mid-semester examination (20%), written assignments of not more than 4000 words (40%), a take-home end of semester examination (40%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Readings in Research Methods, Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems (current year version).|
|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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