Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twelve 3-hour seminars offered over the year |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 160 hours
Acceptance into the PhD program or as approved by Head of the Department
|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
CoordinatorProf Margaret Abernethy
This subject extends students’ understanding of research in management accounting. The subject focuses on several key areas of empirical research in management accounting and provides an in-depth examination of the individual and contextual factors influencing the design and use of management accounting systems within organizations The subject includes two different perspectives adopted in the contemporary research; namely economics and behaviour. Students will critically examine both the theoretical frameworks used in management accounting research and the methods adopted to study research questions. Students will undertake a research project that extends extant management accounting literature.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Note: Due dates for this subject will not conflict with due dates for ACCT90011 Special Topics in Accounting, ACCT90036 Advanced Financial Accounting Research and ACCT90038 Analytical Accounting Research
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Selected readings, Department of Accounting.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics
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