This unit will engage you to critically evaluate financial accounting theories in a range of traditional and contemporary accounting contexts. Theories are examined within areas including the accounting framework, capital market, regulatory environment, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, international accounting and from a critical perspective. You will be required to analyse and critically evaluate accounting theories and research, as well as aspects of the accounting discipline, by formulating and communicating academic arguments.
|Student Contribution Band
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified
as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa,
must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study
period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining
at least an 80% attendance record).
Term 1 - 2017
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