This course allows students to pursue a special accounting-related topic to gain knowledge in an area not covered by other accounting courses.
Depending on the topic, students may be required to participate in lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, discussion groups, and/or other activities; to undertake a guided reading program including key seminal papers and current developments; and/or to develop and implement a research plan under the supervision of an academic member of staff.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of current issues and techniques relevant to the topic
- Analyse complex issues, formulate well-reasoned and coherent arguments and reach well considered conclusions
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
- Typical assessment may include but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessments as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3]
The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to complete the work. This will typically include time spent in scheduled classes and self directed course reading, research, writing and assessment work.
This course has no inherent requirements.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Research School of Accounting to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.
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