ACC701 Doctoral Research PT (192)

The subject of the dissertation will be worked out in consultation with an approved supervisor and will concentrate on Accounting. The student will be expected to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the scholarly debate relevant to the field chosen and a capacity for both critical analysis of and constructive contribution to that debate.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
Bathurst Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ACC701. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



3 years minimum (6 sessions) / 8 years maximum (16 sessions)


School of Accounting and Finance

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students in the Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Science.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of a specialist Accounting field;
  • be able to conduct an extended literature review;
  • be able to demonstrate a capacity to assemble and argue research at an advanced level;
  • be able to discuss and defend premises;
  • be able to demonstrate advanced competence in methods of Accounting research.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The syllabus will be individually determined between the supervisory team and the student.

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.