UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

ACCT4462 Accounting, Organisations and Society

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2017UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in Accounting [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
Content This unit focuses on the relationship between accounting and human behaviour, organisational structures and processes, and the changing social, political and technological environment of the enterprise. Particular emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of budgetary systems, and related planning and control procedures.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) understand the role and importance of behavioural, organisational and social aspects of accounting research; (2) critically evaluate empirical research in various topics including the behavioural aspects of accounting and decision making, budgeting, and management control systems; and (3) develop research proposals and undertake desk based or empirical research.
Assessment Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
Contact hours lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week

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