- Code BUSN8101
- Unit Value 6 units
Special topics are subject to confirmation by the relevant school. Please see the Program Convenors for further information.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- read widely within the literature concerning the information content of published financial statement and the use of accounting information in contracting;
- demonstrated an understanding of the key issues presented in the above literature and the implications of these issues for accounting research and practice ;
- developed rudimentary empirical research skills.
- Seminar Critiques and Presentation 40% (40) [LO null]
- Practical Research Assignment 50% (50) [LO null]
- Participation in Seminar Discussions 10% (10) [LO null]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 12 hours a week (including non-teaching weeks) to completing the work. This will include attending classes, course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Research School of Accounting to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
This course is only available to students enrolled in a PhD or MPhil in the College of Business and Economics. Enrolment must be approved by the Convenor of the program in which you are enrolled.
While there are no formal pre-requisites for this course, students are expected to have successfully completed a unit in financial accounting, a subject in quantitative methods or statistics and a unit in corporate finance (or equivalent). Students with no finance background who elect to study this course will need to devote extra study time to enhance their understanding of the basic principles of finance (particularly financial asset valuation).
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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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5307||26 Jul 2021||02 Aug 2021||31 Aug 2021||29 Oct 2021||In Person||N/A|