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MAA753 - Professional Research and Analysis

Unit details

Year

2017 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:

A Khan

Prerequisite:

MPA701

Nil - for students enrolled in M759, M659 or M559

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

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

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

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