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Advanced Financial Accounting Research (ACCT90036)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeACCT90036
Year Long
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This subject provides a rigorous review and critical analysis of the theory and methodology underlying economics-based empirical research in financial accounting.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Evaluate critically the theoretical frameworks used in empirical financial accounting research;
  • Recognise and understand key research design features of current empirical financial accounting research; and
  • Critically assess research design choices in the context of specific research questions in financial accounting.

Generic skills

  • High level of development: oral communication; written communication; statistical reasoning; application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; evaluation of data and other information; receptiveness to alternative ideas.
  • High level of development: collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; accessing data and other information from a range of sources.
  • High level of development: synthesis of data and other information; use of computer software.

Last updated: 11 January 2018