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MAA451 - Advanced Auditing

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

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

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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.

Assessment

Assignment 1 (Research Paper) 1500 words 20%, Critique (Weekly) and Presentation (Weekly Oral) 40%, Assignment 2 (Research Paper) 3000 words 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$2672$2837

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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