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MAA753 - Professional Research and Analysis for Accountants

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:V Sridharan

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 (Individual) - Research proposal (3000 words) - 30%

Examination - 2 hours- 50%

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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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