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  • Honours Research MethodsACCT40004

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This course focuses on fundamental approaches to research and the range of analytical and empirical research methods and techniques used in accounting. On completion of this subject a student should have a foundation for understanding the nature of scientific inquiry in accounting; an understandi...

  • Actuarial Studies Research EssayACTL40001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research essay of not more than 10,000 words on a topic approved by the Head of Department. The word count includes bibliography, footnotes, appendices and the number of words which would take up space used for tables, formulae and charts.

  • Actuarial Studies Projects Part 2ACTL40011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to the handbook page for Part 1: ACTL40010.

  • Fundamentals in AccountingACCT90041

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the nature of accounting from the perspective of the users of financial reports. In this subject, students will learn how to analyse and interpret financial information prepared by diverse businesses, both profit and not-for-profit. A key theme in the subject is to underst...

  • Special Topics in Accounting ResearchACCT40010

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    The subject examines current and emerging topical areas within accounting research. Specific topics may be drawn from any area of contemporary developments in accounting research (e.g., financial, managerial, audit, systems).

  • Corporate ReportingACCT90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The framework within which regulatory aspects of corporate reporting are conducted, the preparation of general purpose financial reports in accordance with the Corporations Law, the Australian Accounting Standards, and Interpretations.

  • Accounting Analysis and DecisionsACCT90040

    Offered:Term 1, Term 3Year:2019

    This subject is designed to enable students to enhance their ability to prepare and use financial information in decision making – crucial skills in business. The subject begins by examining core concepts in accounting and developing students’ ability to prepare financial reports. The subject the...

  • Advanced Management Accounting ResearchACCT90037


    This subject extends students’ understanding of research in management accounting. The subject focuses on several key areas of empirical research in management accounting and provides an in-depth examination of the individual and contextual factors influencing the design and use of management acc...

  • Financial Mathematics IIACTL20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include discount valuation of bonds and other assets including forward contracts; term structure of interest rates; duration and convexity; distributions of accumulations and present values; stochastic simulation; time series models

  • Financial Mathematics IACTL20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include compound interest functions; valuation of a series of payments, including where the cash flows and/or the force of interest are continuous functions of time; equations of value; financial analysis of loan contracts and investment projects; characteristics of major asset types.

  • Introduction to Actuarial StudiesACTL10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to compound interest functions and operations; valuation of annuities, bonds and loans; demography, and factors affecting population growth and size; construction and use of the life table; applications of these in life insurance; types of insurance products; the r...

  • Advanced Studies in Econometrics 2ECOM90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The substantive content of the Advanced Studies subject will include current research projects being conducted by Faculty staff and/or visiting scholars. Alongside the Economics Thesis Workshop, which enhances the preparation of the student’s research project, Advanced Studies will provide gradu...

  • Computational Economics and BusinessECOM90020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject covers the application of computer based techniques to solve the problems encountered in economics and business. The techniques covered include the construction and use of hierarchical data sets, the use of multivariate graphics and statistics in the context of data mining applicatio...

  • Econometrics of Markets and CompetitionECOM40007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course teaches students how to build econometric models from economic theory to investigate how markets operate, and evaluate policy-relevant questions. Applications of econometric tools developed in this course will be highlighted in various fields of economics including industrial organisa...

  • Advanced Econometric Techniques 2ECOM90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to take the skills developed in ECOM90005 Advanced Econometric Techniques and use them to explore the main techniques for analysing a variety of econometric problems.

  • Research ProjectECOM90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides students with the experience of carrying out research independently on specific topics. The student is required to conduct and present the results of an independent piece of applied econometrics research both orally and as an extended essay.

  • Special Topics in Adv. Econometrics 2ECOM90015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Special topics may be offered from time to time which reflect the interests of permanent and/or visiting members of staff. The purpose of this subject is to develop the research ability of students through intensive discussion of set readings. Details of specific topics to be covered each year wi...

  • Research MethodsECOM90022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of research methodology. It aims to introduce a range of skills that are likely to be encountered during the completion of a Research Project as well as in future research and professional work. These skills will include identifying and applying the appropriate e...

  • Forecasting in Economics and BusinessECOM20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to single equation forecasting methods and their applications to business, finance, economics and marketing. Special emphasis will be given to core forecasting techniques with the widest applicability. Attention will be paid to modelling and forecasting trends and ...

  • Time Series Analysis and ForecastingECOM30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Normally topics will include current techniques used in forecasting in finance, accounting and economics such as regression models, Box-Jenkins, ARIMA models, vector autoregression, causality analysis, cointegration and forecast evaluation, and ARCH models. The computer software used is Eviews.