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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
306-301 Financial Accounting (or equivalent) and acceptance into the Honours program or as approved by Head of Department.
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CoordinatorProf Nasser A. Spear
This subject provides a rigorous review and critical analysis of the theory and methodology underlying empirical research in financial accounting. It discusses how alternative research paradigms explain financial accounting practices, and explains how accounting practices influence decision-making at macro- and micro-economic levels.
A final end-of-semester examination (40%), written assignments totalling not more than 3000 words (30%) and seminar participation and presentations (30%).
Selected readings - Studies in Corporate Reporting - Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems (current year version).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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