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Area/Catalogue
ACCT 5014

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012979

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To enable students to critically assess and apply concepts of audit practice and examine current issues relating to the role of external audit in the international environment and gain an appreciation of the complexities of an audit in practice.

Course content

The nature and purpose of auditing; audit planning; auditing standards and ethics; 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)

Crawford, L, Gray, I, and Manson, S. 2015, The Audit Process: Principles, Practice and Cases, 6th revised edition, Cengage Learning EMEA, South Melbourne, Victoria

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ACCT 5016 Management Accounting M

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ACCT 5013 Advanced Accounting

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A

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
Case study 2000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 70% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Case study 2000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 70% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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