Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Winter Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 123 hours including 3 hour briefing and study program of approximately 120 hours over 15 working days. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total time commitment: 143 hours
Permission from the subject coordinator AND one of:
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Warren Mckeown
Capstone Studies Coordinator
Commerce Student Centre
Upper Ground Floor
111 Barry Street
The University of Melbourne
Tel: +61 3 8344 1922
Fax: +61 3 9347 3986
The subject explores a contemporary accounting issue arising from a socio-economic event through an international study program. Students are first briefed on financial and management accounting research on the issue chosen for the program. The students then visit a number of major corporate and standard-setting institutions in either the North America (July program) or Europe (January program) depending on the semester.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Individuals will prepare a research report of 2,000 words (20%). This report will include a review of literature from either financial accounting, management accounting or related areas and will address a topic determined in consultation with the subject co-ordinator based on its relevance to the specific study program. Due prior to departure.
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To be advised
|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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