2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
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|Auditing and Assurance|
|Offered||Semester 1 and Semester 2|
|Prerequisites||ACCT3011 or ACCT3001|
|Lectures||1x2hr lecture and 1x1hr tutorial per week|
|Assessment||Individual/Group assignments (20%); Mid-semester examination (30%); Final examination (50%).|
|Description||This unit of study examines the process of auditing and the concepts which underlay the practice. Although the focus of attention is on audits of financial reports undertaken in compliance with the Corporation Act 2001, reference is also made to other forms of audit and assurance. The course is intended to provide an overview of the audit process within the context of Australian Auditing Standards. The course is both practical and theoretical, with students required to apply their knowledge to case studies developed from practice.|