Recent Question/Assignment

Marking Criteria: A marking rubric will be made available in the Moodle site in Week 1.
Length: 2000 words (± 10% excluding bibliography)
Weighting: 20%
Assessment due: Friday Week 11
Topic: Written report on either loT (Internet of Things) or Al
(Artificial Intelligence) and the impact on the Accounting Profession.
Style and format: Submissions will be in the form of an essay. This assessment task must be word processed using Arial 11 font, double spaced with margins of 2cm.
UBSS uses the Harvard method of referencing.
Common Essay Structure Guidelines:
Proposed Structure
1.0 Introduction
• General statement: a sentence or 2 to orient the
reader to the topic, which sets the context for the topic in a broad way
• The purpose of the essay
• The reason why you are conducting this
research (its significance)
• The approach that will be taken to conduct the
• Outline of the main points that will be
researched / analysed I presented in your essay
• Sign-post the remainder of the essay
2.0 Literature Review
• What the literature review will cover
• Key theme areas identified
• One main point or key idea per paragraph
• At least one citation / reference for each key
• The literature review will inform your analysis
and recommendations
3.0 Analysis & Summary Findings
• What analysis was conducted
• What were your key findings
• Are there any other impacts or implications
• One main point or key idea per paragraph
4.0 Recommendations
• This section summarises your key
recommendations and emphasises your JUDGEMENT
5.0 Conclusion
• Summarises the main points or arguments
• Restates the major point of view (your answer
to the question)
• Includes no new information
• Should not need references
Appendices (These are optional and can include any additional findings / materials that you believe are relevant)
References (Harvard Anglia compliant)
• You may find it useful to use the above
structure as a starting point, however it is not mandatory
• Answer the question directly
• Develop an argument logically and coherently
• Ensure all your arguments are based on sound
• Essay illustrates wide reading and a good
understanding of the topic
• Ensure all your arguments are concise and
• Please refer to the attached RUBRIC (refer
section 3) to self-assess how well your essay demonstrates the attributes of the targeted outcomes.
Assessment Submission: This assessment has been set up to be checked by Turnitin, a tool which helps you check whether you have reference correctly. You can submit your assessment tasks to Turnitin prior to the due date and Turnitin will be you an originality report.
You may then make any changes that may be required and resubmit your final version by the due date.
Marks will be released at the