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MAA753 - Professional Research and Analysis for Accountants

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:A Khan

MAA702 or MAA716 and MAA725

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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 1 (Individual) - Research report (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 3 students) - Research proposal (4000 words) - 40%

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

* 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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