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AC4033: ACCOUNTING THEORY (2017-2018)

Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16


Course Overview

None.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Chandana Alawattage

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • AC3054 Management Accounting 3 (Passed)
  • AC3049 Financial Accounting 3 (Passed)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The content is organised into three main areas covering mainstream, positive and critical theoretical literature in accounting related to:

•        Financial reporting practices and regulations

•        Management accounting practices and history

•        Accounting research methodologies


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

There are two elements to the assessment:

Coursework (50%), 1 two-hour exam (50%).

50% coursework

1.      Essay (20%)  

2.      Extended bibliography  (10% )

3.      A dissertation research proposal around 2000 words (20%)

 

Formative Assessment

This will take place via tutorial discussions. 

Feedback

Verbal feedback is given during tutorial discussions.

Written feedback will be given to assessed coursework. 

Course Learning Outcomes

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