Unit Learning Outcome
1. Critically analyse and apply theoretical and technical accounting knowledge.
2. Examine and critique regulatory and sustainability issues relevant to accounting practices including social and ethical concerns.
3. Conduct a research project and identify key steps of the research process
4. Appraise and critically evaluate contemporary accounting research
This assessment 3 is the second phase of the research project identified in assessment 2. This project is an appraisal and evaluation of a contemporary accounting issue. In assessment 2 (A2), you have identified the research topic and have provided research objective and research framework. In assessment A3, you need to conduct actual research on the selected topic and design research methodology, provide commentary on relevant accounting theories, and review literature.
Content and Structure:
In this assessment A3, you need to,
a) Design appropriate methodology for qualitative research aligned with research objective and research question.
b) Evaluate regulatory, sustainability and ethical issue related to the topic
c) Critically evaluate the identified theories and provide commentary along with your own understanding.
d) Provide literature review with critical analysis of contemporary research