TAX 411/421: Taxation Research Project I & II

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. carry out project work comprising an original study of a current local accounting or management problems;
  2. choose or select a researchable topic and state clearly the problem associated with it;
  3. identify the research questions from the stated problem and draw specific objectives;
  4. analyse and present results from research findings; and
  5. identify and proffer solutions to taxation problems.
Course Contents

Study of current local accounting or management problems. Identification of specific problems and use of various concepts. Tools and techniques to arrive at appropriate solutions. Practicalisation of the principles of problem definition. Data gathering and analysis and report presentation. Project is normally supervised by faculty members. An interdisciplinary approach is also encouraged. Other details include: a systematic field research on a current accounting topic approved by a supervisor and the Department. The report is of reasonable and acceptable length and quality. It involves fortnightly discussions and review of progress of work with the supervisor.