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AFF5150 - Financial reporting issues

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Associate Professor Farshid Navissi


Not offered in 2007


The extent to which accounting theories provide a basis for determining the content of external financial reports and resolving accounting controversies. The subject will provide students with the opportunity to further develop skills of analysis, evaluation and synthesis in the areas of financial accounting and reporting and in the process create an awareness of some current developments in accounting regulation.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Oral and written presentation of a current issues topic: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week, or equivalent