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  • Honours Research Essay AccountingACCT40006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The research essay itself is examined. A draft is due for submission on the second Monday of October; the final version on the second Monday of November. Students will be required to present their honours research essay to the Department at various stages of its development throughout the year. S...

  • Forensic Business ProcessesACCT90026

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject introduces students to the field of forensic accounting. The subject examines in-depth the elements of forensic accounting investigations in the context of the Australian legal system. Specific issues in dispute analysis are covered including, the quantification of loss, business val...

  • Behavioural Research in AccountingACCT90039


    This subject examines research relating to how accounting affects, and is affected by, people. Investigations of accounting related judgments, decision making and organisational behaviours will be studied. Conceptually the subject will be founded on contrasting analyses from three perspectives: n...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Research in Management AccountingACCT40002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the major streams of research in Management Accounting. We examine research into the factors that influence the design of management accounting systems and the factors that influence the success of these systems. The subject content and delivery is designed aro...

  • Management Accounting ResearchACCT90020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is intended for students interested in the study of contemporary research in management accounting, planning and control. The focus of the subject is on factors that influence the design and operation of the management control systems and the determinants of success of such systems. ...

  • Business Risk ManagementMULT90014

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Risk management is a key business activity that impacts the full range of organisational activities and functional areas across the enterprise. This subject surveys a spectrum of business risks from operational to strategic risks. It provides a foundation in enterprise risk management principles,...

  • Strategic Cost ManagementACCT90009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Strategic Cost Management examines the interface of cost accounting and managerial decision making.  Students are introduced to the concepts and processes that underpin the development of cost accounting systems and are taught a range of techniques to analyse and evaluate the cost information cap...

  • Accounting Information: Risks & ControlsACCT20007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the key business processes that generate accounting data and information. It entails the study of the information systems that support business processes, and the risks and controls that effect the reliability of accounting transaction data and the quality of in...

  • Financial Statement AnalysisACCT90002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Financial Statement Analysis seeks to introduce students to the analysis and use of financial information for decision-making purposes. The subject considers how the information disclosed can be best utilised by creditors and investors in making their lending and investing decisions. Students con...

  • Financial Accounting TheoryACCT30001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject aims to develop a critical understanding of the supporting theories and assumptions underpinning financial accounting and the analysis of contemporary financial accounting issues. This critical understanding is developed by exploring the current research thinking on how financial acco...

  • Auditing and Assurance ServicesACCT30004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include the rationale for auditing; auditing standards; audit objectives, concepts and procedures; audit techniques including statistical sampling and the audit of computer-based accounting systems; audit reports; the legal liability of auditors; the professional and ethical responsibiliti...

  • Cost ManagementACCT20001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the design and implementation of cost management systems in a variety of organisational contexts. As well as emphasising technical expertise in the development of these systems, this subject also considers the use of cost system information in management decision making, spe...

  • Taxation for Business Decision MakingACCT90016

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include Australian income tax law and its application to the business environment; compliance with statutory and professional requirements in relation to taxation; the taxation of capital gains; fringe benefits tax; goods and services tax; superannuation and the application of taxation law...

  • Honours Research Essay Part 2ACCT40009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to the handbook page for Part 1: ACCT40008.