wir845 - Advanced Issues in AFT Research (Complete module description)

wir845 - Advanced Issues in AFT Research (Complete module description)

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Module label Advanced Issues in AFT Research
Modulkürzel wir845
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's programme Business Administration: Management and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule AFT - BWL
  • Master's programme Business Administration: Management and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule RdW - BWL
Zuständige Personen
  • Prokop, Jörg (module responsibility)
  • Sextroh, Christoph (module responsibility)
  • Lorenz, Johannes (Module counselling)
  • Dittmer, Jochen (Module counselling)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Prerequisites
Students are required to actively participate in the course by preparing classes, by performing follow-up coursework, and/or by giving presentations according to the rules defined by the lecturer in the first session.
Skills to be acquired in this module
The aim of the course is to provide insights into the state-of-the-art of academic research in selected areas of accounting and auditing, finance, and taxation. Upon completion of the module, students will be able to place typical research questions and research designs in the aforementioned areas within a broader context of academic research, and to assess selected contributions’ significance.
Module contents
The course involves reading and discussing cornerstone journal articles as well as contemporary articles and working papers in accounting/auditing, finance, and/or taxation. Particular emphasis will be placed on the evaluation of the respective studies with respect to their research questions, the methodologies used, and their contributions to the literature.
Literaturempfehlungen
Will be announced at the beginning of the course.
Links
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency unregelmäßig
Module capacity unlimited
Type of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Teaching/Learning method S, or VL and S
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
typically at the end of the semester; potential mid-term examination dates will be announced in the first session
1 term paper (Hausarbeit) or 1 written exam (Klausur) or 1 oral exam (mündliche Prüfung) or 1 Portfolio
Form of instruction Seminar
SWS 4
Frequency
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h