ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING RESEARCH METHODS

ACC5RMA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The objective of this subject is to provide students with the comprehensive knowledge and hand-on skills required to undertake academic research in accounting. It has three sections. In the first section of the subject, students will be taught the fundamentals of accounting theories, conceptual frameworks as well as qualitative & quantitative research methodologies. In the second section, students will use the knowledge gained to develop research arguments and the formulation of research hypotheses. In the third section, students will be taught how to collect and analyse data, develop models and to use estimating techniques to generate results for inference.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKen McPhail

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into LMARS, LHC or LHCB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ACC4RMA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKen McPhail

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour final examination50
ono 3,000-word research projects50