Read about the selection of Accounting 400-level papers available at Otago. From advanced financial accounting and advanced management accounting to a full-year dissertation or case study – our 400-level papers will help you develop specialist accountancy knowledge.
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ACCT403 Advanced Financial Accounting (S1)
An applied approach to the issues underlying financial accounting and reporting.
ACCT404 Empirical and Methodological Aspects of Financial Accounting (not offered in 2021)
Empirical and methodological approaches to the issues underlying financial accounting and reporting, particularly from a financial economics point of view.
ACCT409 Advanced Management Accounting (S2)
An applied approach to the development of management accounting data.
ACCT 410 Advanced Performance Management (not offered in 2021)
Examining and use and design of accounting performance management systems.
ACCT 411 Literature Review (not offered in 2021)
Guiding students through a literature review on a topic of their own choice.
ACCT 412 International Accounting (not offered in 2021)
Exploration of the diversity in accounting issues encountered by companies engaged in international business, and the causes for this. Evaluation of current approaches to international financial reporting harmony.
ACCT 421 Financial Accounting (S1)
The mechanics of financial accounting, the accounting environment and professional standards. Basic accounting concepts, principles, and reporting with applications to actual business settings.
ACCT 422 Management Accounting (S1)
Understanding, production and use of management accounting information, including cost behaviour, budgeting, variances and performance evaluation, relevant costs for decision making, pricing, product costing, treatment of overhead and allocations.
ACCT 423 Finance (S1)
An introduction to finance by examining the theory and application of why and how financial decisions are made. Students will use Excel to help make financial decisions.
ACCT480 Dissertation or Case Study (FY)
An opportunity to investigate in some depth an area of current research in accountancy in which the student is interested. (No more than 10,000 words.)
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