Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester
|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 requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorProf Nasser A. Spear
Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems
Level 7, 198 Berkeley Street
The University of Melbourne
Phone: (+61 3) 8344 5475
Fax: (+61 3) 9349 2397
|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.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Prescribed Texts:||Selected Readings, Advanced Financial Accounting, Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems.|
|Recommended Texts:||Selected Readings, Advanced Financial Accounting, Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
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