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Integrated Accounting Studies (ACCT90033)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeACCT90033
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
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This capstone subject provides the opportunity for students to prepare for professional careers that will integrate their knowledge across the sub-disciplines of accounting (which may include financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and accounting information systems) by examining actual case studies and arising current events that cross sub-discipline boundaries. Students will draw on the knowledge, understanding and skills acquired in their coursework program to conduct research, develop findings, make recommendations, complete an in-depth investigation into an accounting topic of interest. The subject is application-oriented with a focus on group-based activities and developing written and oral communications skills expected by employers and clients and that are essential to a successful professional career.

Intended learning outcomes

Apply professional judgement, including identification and evaluation of alternatives, to reach well-reasoned decisions/solutions based on relevant case facts and contexts

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Critical thinking, specifically in relation to the appropriateness of different accounting tools and technologies for meeting the needs of different stakeholders;
  • Evaluation, analysis and interpretation of case-based information;
  • Problem solving skills, specifically in relation to solving performance management and behavioural problems in different organisational contexts;
  • Source, synthesize and evaluate in a scholarly way, relevant literature relating to a particular topic within the accounting discipline;
  • Application of theory and analysis to real-world contexts;
  • Oral and written communication skills;
  • Collaborative learning and team work.

Last updated: 5 May 2019