Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Acceptance into the Honours program or as approved by Head of Department and;
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|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
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.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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