Special Topics in Accounting & B.I.S.

Subject 306-680 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Three hours of seminars per week.
Total Time Commitment: 10 – 15 hours a week total in this subject.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Corequisites: NONE.
Recommended Background Knowledge: -
Non Allowed Subjects: -
Core Participation Requirements: -


Ms Jennifer Decolongon


Subject Overview: Topics to be advised, covering contemporary developments in financial and/or managerial accounting research.

Objectives: On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: explain the key issues associated with the special topic; analyse the relationship of the special topic to the broader accounting research literature.

Assessment: Weekly assignments, each requiring approximately four hours work equally weighted (100%)

Prescribed Texts: NONE.
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 have improved the following generic skills: Oral communication; written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; statistical reasoning; application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; using computer software; accessing data and other information from a range of sources.

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