|Module Co-ordinator||Dr Colin Dey|
|Teaching Staff||Dr Colin Dey, Professor Lisa Evans|
|Assessment||Part 1 - 20% Presentation, 30% Summaries of readings. Part 2 - 20% Group Presentation & Report, 30% Individual Essay|
Module Introduction, aims and objectives
The aim of the module is to assist students in the development of their capacities for inquiry, abstract logical thinking and critical analysis. It introduces students to the wider social, historical, interdisciplinary and critical contexts of accounting, based on themes relating to the specific research expertise of the teaching staff involved in any given year. In autumn 2016 the module will focus on the accounting profession, accounting history, interdisciplinary accounting and corporate social reporting. Part 1 of the course (led by Professor Lisa Evans) will introduce topics in critical and interdisciplinary accounting research and accounting history, covering a variety of themes as well as research approaches. Part 2 (led by Dr Colin Dey) will examine corporate social and environmental accountability and reporting.
The module syllabus covers the following topics:
Learning outcomes and skill developed
On successful completion of the module students should be able to:
There will be a recommended reading list included in the module outline at the start of semester.
This module information is representative of what is included in the module in a given year. Details of actual reading, lectures and coursework may vary year to year and will be available at the beginning of the semester