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Unit of Study ACCT6006 - Contemporary Issues in Accounting Theory (2023)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

identify and make a clear distinction between different theories of accounting

choose between and apply specific theories in accounting to current events and contemporary financial reporting issues/scenarios

analyse and critically evaluate chosen specific theories in accounting to current events and contemporary financial reporting issues/scenarios

reflect on different accounting theories in relation to current events and contemporary financial reporting issues/scenarios.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Students have the choice of an e-text version or a hard copy version. E-text recommended.: Michaela Rankin, Kimberly Ferlauto, Susan McGowan, Patricia Stanton, 2022, Contemporary Issues in Accounting, 3rd edn, John Wiley and Sons Australia, Milton, QLD. ISBN: 9780730397830.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet connection.  Students will be required to complete an onboarding process to verify their identity before attempting the online exam in this unit.

     

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.