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  • Location:
    Joondalup
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    Full-time
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    On-campus
  • Duration:
    2 years full-time or equivalent part-time
  • Faculty:
    Business and Law
  • School:
    Business
  • Code:
    J33
  • CRICOS:
    065179B
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Master of Accounting by Research

This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The course comprises two years of full-time study or the equivalent part-time study. The program includes two stages.



Stage 1
Stage 1 requires the completion of 120 credit points (6 units) consiting of units in research methodologies as well as the state of knowledge and research activity in Accounting, plus two thesis preparation units.

UnitDescription Points
Semester 1
BSA5701Business Research Methods 15
AFE5200Thesis Preparation A 30
Plus one elective
Semester 2
AFE5201Thesis Preparation B 30
Plus two electives
 


Elective Units
UnitDescription Points
Choose 3 electives from the following:
ACC5610Financial Accounting Theory 15
ACC5630Management Accounting 15
ACC5660Financial Accounting Standards 15
ACC5700Advanced International Accounting 15
 


Students planning to conduct survey or qualitative research may wish to take MKT5705 Quantitative Research Methods or MKT5704 Qualitative Research Methods. This should be discussed with the course coordinator and/or supervisor early in your studies.

Stage 2
Students complete a thesis in an area of study which has been identified during thesis preparation in discussion with the course coordinator and their supervisor. The thesis component of this course is entirely research based and is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Each semester students will enrol in the research thesis unit at 50 or 100% of full-time enrolment. Students are required to continue re-enrolling in the thesis unit each semester until the thesis is submitted for examination.

UnitDescription Points
ACC6200Masters Thesis 0
 

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