|Module label||Advanced Issues in AFT Research|
|Credit points||6.0 KP|
|Faculty/Institute||Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business studies)|
|Used in course of study||
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.
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.
Will be announced at the beginning of the course.
|Languages of instruction||German, English|
|Duration (semesters)||1 Semester|
|Modulart||je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht|
|Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program||S, or VL and S|
|Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge|
|Examination||Time of examination||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
|Workload attendance||56 h|