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ACFI459 Advanced Research Methods

Advanced research processes and methods, databases, and underlying literature in both accountancy and finance. Builds competency in developing and presenting a research proposal.

Paper title Advanced Research Methods
Paper code ACFI459
Subject Accounting
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,101.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,026.17

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Restriction
ACFI 359
Contact

marinela.finta@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator: Dr. Marinela Adriana Finta

Teaching Arrangements
Lectures.
Textbooks

Required: Saunders, M., Lewis, P., Thornhill, A., (2019), Research Methods for Business Students, Financial Times Press, Pearson, London (8th Edition).

Course outline

View the course outline for ACFI 459

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Builds competency in developing and presenting a research proposal.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 12:00-13:50 9-12, 18-21
Thursday 12:00-13:50 9-12, 18-21

Advanced research processes and methods, databases, and underlying literature in both accountancy and finance. Builds competency in developing and presenting a research proposal.

ACFI459 is a 20 point fourth-year paper for intending Honours and graduate students who carry out research. The primary objective of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the research process and of research method, particularly in relation to, but not exclusive to, the disciplines of Accountancy and Finance.

Paper title Advanced Research Methods
Paper code ACFI459
Subject Accounting
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
ACFI 359
Contact

marinela.finta@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator: Dr. Marinela Adriana Finta

Paper Structure

This paper builds competency in developing and presenting a research proposal.

Teaching Arrangements

Taught via lectures.

Textbooks

Required: Saunders, M., Lewis, P., Thornhill, A., (2019), Research Methods for Business Students, Financial Times Press, Pearson, London (8th Edition).

Course outline

View the course outline for ACFI 459

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will:

  • Appreciate the philosophy of science and develop an analytical framework for evaluating accounting and finance research
  • Understand and critically appraise relevant academic and research literature in the fields of Accountancy and Finance and their sub-disciplines
  • Develop data acquisition and management skills
  • Discuss and evaluate statistical methods appropriate to research in Accountancy and Finance
  • Develop written communication and presentation skills
  • Develop, structure and present a research proposal, and learn and research independently

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 12:00-13:50 9-13, 15-21
Thursday 12:00-13:50 9-13, 15-21