MAA451 - Advanced Auditing

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2019.

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: (For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)
Unit chair:

Simon Fung

Prerequisite: Nil
Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week.


The purpose of this unit is for students to explore issues of topical interest. This purpose will be achieved by a review of current auditing research papers.  Topics include earnings management, independence, the changing role of the audit in society, auditors' legal responsibilities including fraud and the relationship between corporate governance and auditing.


Assignment 1 (Research Paper) 1500 words 20%,

Critique (Weekly) and Presentation (Weekly Oral) 40%,

Assignment 2 (Research Paper) 3000 words 40%

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