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.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 144 hours per semester.
|Prerequisites:||Acceptance into the PhD program.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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CoordinatorProf Greg Clinch
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
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.
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
Weekly problem and exercise based assignments during the first half of semester covering half the course (50%) and a take-home end-of-semester examination not exceeding 4000 words covering half the course (50%).
Readings in Research Methods, 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|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
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