LAC3016 : Accounting, Organisations and Society
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Dr Ekaete Efretuei
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: London
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To enable students to explore in greater depth an area of accounting or finance of their choice. This may be one of:
(i) an examination of the relationship between accounting/finance and behavioural/organisational concerns,
(ii) an in-depth study of an event or organisation related to accounting/finance,
(iii) an examination of some aspect(s) of the accounting or finance professions.
This module is assessed by means of an individual project, in which the student is expected to address, in an in-depth manner, an issue of interest to them which examines the social context of accountants, accounting information, finance, financial institutions, or business organisations.
Outline Of Syllabus
What is Research
Research in Accounting, Organisations & Society
Research Topic in Accounting, Organisations & Society
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||64:00||64:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||5||1:00||5:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||77:00||77:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Dissertation/project related supervision||4||1:00||4:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
As an individual research topic, the module requires very few lectures, which are on topics such as library resources, and research methods. However, students are guided in their research by their supervisor through individual tutorials.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||M||10||Literature review of 2000 words|
|Essay||2||M||85||8000 word written project|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Completion of the research project will allow students to explore an issue relevant to their overall programme of study.
The project will also allow/require students to develop their skills and abilities to:
• research the subject area;
• apply depth of analysis and discussion;
• analyse the linkage between literature and practice.