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Area/Catalogue
ACCT 3005

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
006467

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To introduce students to the advanced concepts and current issues related to the external audit function and its role in business and the legal environment, and to familiarise students with auditing techniques, procedures and standards applied in auditing practice.

Course content

The nature and purpose of audit; auditing standards and ethics; planning, risk and materiality; evaluation of accounting systems and internal control (including CIS); tests of control vs. substantive testing; audit programs; audit evidence; audit sampling; fraud and the auditor; auditing transaction cycles; completing the audit; forming an audit opinion; legal liability of auditors.

Textbook(s)

Arens, A A, Best, P J, Shailer, G E P, Fiedler, B A, Elder, R & Beasley, M 2017, Auditing, assurance services and ethics in Australia, 10th edn, Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ACCT 2005 Financial Accounting 2

Students studying OBCAH through Hong Kong Baptist University are required to have completed Financial Accounting 2 as a pre-requisite.

Corequisite(s)

Assumed Knowledge: MATH 1053 Quantitative Methods for Business or MATH 1052 Statistics for Business

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x NA
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours x NA

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Assignment 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Assignment 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Assignment 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Assignment 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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