Auditing and Assurance (ACCT3014)


This unit of study examines the process of auditing, highlighting the important concepts which underpin the practice of auditing. Although the focus of attention is on the audit of corporate financial reports undertaken in compliance with the Corporation Act 2001 (Cth), reference is also made to other forms of audit and assurance activities. This unit of study 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 expected to apply their knowledge to practical case studies developed from practice.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x2hr lecture and 1x1hr tutorial per week


research assignment (25%), mid-semester examination (25%), final examination (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


ACCT3011 or ACCT3001



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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.