1. Effectiveness of communication – i.e. readability, legibility, grammar, spelling, neatness, completeness and presentation will be a minimum threshold requirement for all written work submitted for assessment. Work that is illegible or incomprehensible and does not meet the minimum requirement will be awarded a fail grade.
2. Accuracy - This will be the primary criterion for assessing the computational and procedural tasks.
3. Demonstrated understanding - This will be evidenced by the student's ability to be dialectical in the discussion of contentious issues. Few, if any, accounting concepts are scientific facts and stereotype answers will demonstrate poor understanding on the part of the student.
4.Evidence of research – This will be evidenced by the references made to the statutes, accounting standards, books, journal articles and inclusion of a bibliography.
5. All topics covered during the course of the semester will be examinable. The examination will be of three hours duration. The examination will assess your:
understanding of the techniques used in corporate accounting
understanding of corporate accounting issues
ability to analyse and apply the most appropriate techniques to a problem and be able to interpret the results and offer a reasoned logical solution in a coherent and readable form
Further details will be provided nearer the completion of the semester.
6. Criteria used to grade this task;
Mark allocation will be specified in the final examination guidelines document and on the final examination paper