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Current Issues in Accounting and Corporate Governance - ACCG727

This unit focuses on special topics in financial accounting and corporate governance. Topics include sustainability reporting, integrated reporting, intellectual capital, and models of corporate governance. Emphasis is placed on the importance of global harmonisation and the convergence of accounting and corporate governance. Students are encouraged to explore current issues and problems in complex contexts using social, ethical, economic, political and global perspectives, and to develop skills in analysis and investigation that are required to undertake more advanced research. A sound understanding of how to analyse relevant scholarly research papers, to critically evaluate accounting theories, governance policies and procedures, and to understand the implications of research findings. This unit provides students with essential research experiences that develop the concepts and skills necessary for advanced research in accounting and corporate governance.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Accounting and Corporate Governance Staff

Admission to MRes Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ACCG927, ACCG859
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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