UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

ACCT4471 Advanced Accounting Research

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in Accounting [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
Content This unit examines the development of accounting methodology and theory, with emphasis on empirical research traditions, in particular market based research, and the theoretical and institutional framework within which controversies are resolved.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) understand the need for, and role of, accounting research; (2) appreciate a range of accounting theories; (3) interpret a range of different methodologies for undertaking accounting research; and (4) critically read and evaluate the research of others and clearly communicate their conclusions.
Assessment Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Professor Vincent Chong
Unit rules
Prerequisites: ACCT3321 Financial Accounting: Theory and Practice
Contact hours lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/ACCT4471/SEM-1/2017

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