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Advanced financial accounting theory and practice ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Dr Dot Cochrane

Caulfield First semester 2006 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2006 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: The interaction between accounting and the relevant segments of the society, including the industry, the capital market, the government and other user groups. The standard-setting and regulatory procedure in Australia and overseas. The unit is a blend of advanced and controversial practical accounting topics and the underlying theories that support the prescribed accounting treatments of these issues.

Assessment: Assignment (2000-3000 words): 10% + Mid-semester test (1 hour): 30% + Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: AFX2491