Unit details

MAA753 - Professional Research and Analysis for Accountants

Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

VG Sridharan

Prerequisite:

MAA702 or MAA716 and MAA725

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit builds on the accounting material presented in MAA716 Financial Accounting and MAA725 Advanced Accounting principles and Practice to introduce students to professional research and analysis principles as they apply to the accounting discipline. The unit will introduce relevant principles to students and require students to critically analyse various relevant, contemporary research reports within the accounting discipline.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1 (individual research report) 4000 words 40%, Written assignment 2 (individual research report) 2000 words 20%, Examination 2 hours 40%,

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1260$1260$2875$3589

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.


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