Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 144 hours per semester.
|Prerequisites:||Acceptance into the Master of Commerce by Coursework (Specialisation in Accounting and Business Information Systems) or the PhD program.|
|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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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
This subject examines research investigating accounting and business information systems as the basis of internal and external reporting. It explores the role of systems in providing the data and analytical capabilities to inform operational and strategic decision making and enable performance measurement and control. From both individual behavioural and organisational perspectives this subject will consider the role systems play in a variety of accounting related contexts.
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: |
One individual assignment totalling not more than 2000 words due late in the semester (30%), seminar presentations regularly throughout the semester and class participation (20%) and an end-of-semester written examination not exceeding 4000 words (50%).
|Prescribed Texts:||Arnold, V. and Sutton, S.G. (Eds) (2002), Researching Accounting as an Information Systems Discipline, Research Monograph, American Accounting Association, Sarasota, Florida; Selected Readings, 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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