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MAA451 - Advanced Auditing

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)
Unit chair:

S Johl

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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