OBU BSC (HONS.) IN APPLIED ACOUNTING TIPS AND TRICKS
MUHAMMAD HATIF SAJJAD DAR
A discussion of the limitations of your information gatheringiii)
Identification of any ethical issues that arose during your information gatheringand how they were resolved.iv)
An explanation of the accounting and / or business techniques you have used,including a discussion of their limitations.
PART 3 - Results, analysis, conclusions and recommendations - 4,000 words
The third part of your Research Report should provide a detailed account of what you have found from the application of your chosen accounting and businesstechniques to the information that you have gathered. It should include:i)
A description of the results you have obtained and any limitationsii)
Presentation of your results in an appropriate form e.g. tables, graphs, pie chartswithin the research report.iii)
A critical analysis / evaluation of your results, which includes an explanation of your significant findings and your conclusions about your research findings andhow well you have met your project objectives and research questions If appropriate, recommendations on specific courses of action to identifyindividuals within your chosen organisation.
In Skills and Learning Statement Only these Four Questions should be answered:a)
Reflect on what you have learnt from the meetings with your project mentor,including the presentation that you gave to your project mentor?b)
To what extent do you think you have achieved the RAP research objectives you set?c)
How have you demonstrated your interpersonal and communication skills duringthe project work?d)
Reflect on how undertaking the RAP helped you in your accountancy studies and/orcurrent employment role?
Word count and appendices:
You must stay within the specified maximum word count. Oxford Brookes Universityreserves the right to fail Research Reports which contain more than the maximum6,500 words. & 2000 words for SLS. It is not compulsory you answer 4 questionswith 500 words each but an overall total of SLS should be 2000 words. You will beasked to declare your word count of your project on the Oxford Brookes UniversityRAP registration form.b)
The 6,500 & 2000 word limit excludes the Title Page, the Contents Page, the List of References, the Appendices Words used in tables and graphs and other forms of datapresentation are not included in the word count, however tables that include writtenanalysis (for example a SWOT analysis table) and words used in section headingsare included in the word count such as Four questions of SLS.c)
Word counts exclude: title page, contents table, equations, diagrams, reference list,bibliography and appendices, but include: headings, tables and in-text citations.d)
You should use appendices only for supporting data and information. You should not include written text that properly belongs in the main body of your Research Report.