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AFX4040 - Issues in accounting information systems

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Associate Professor Leonid Churilov


Not offered in 2007


The objective of this unit is to provide students with a broad introduction to the contemporary themes in Accounting Information Systems research. The unit covers issues on research and practice in the following areas: frameworks and ontologies in information systems; decision making; process modeling; systems and data; and design and behavioural aspects in accounting information systems. Upon completion of this unit, students are expected to be able to critically evaluate design and behavioural aspects of accounting information systems research and practice. They should also be able to identify major research questions in accounting information systems.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignments: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


Enrolment in an honours or masters program offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics


Must be enrolled in Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or Postgraduate Diploma in Economics and Commerce