Current students

Course search

Unit details

Return to previous page

MAA705 - Corporate Auditing

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

D Mihret

Prerequisite: MPA701
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MAA762, MAA775, MAA783

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 unit aims to provide an introduction to essential concepts, professional standards, law, fieldwork and reporting practices of auditing in Australia. The unit provides a foundation for undertaking a financial statement audit.

 

The unit examines auditing and assurance services with a focus on the financial report audit. The regulatory and legal environment is discussed. Students learn about the planning, execution and reporting phases of the audit. A practical group assignment requires students to assess the inherent risk of misstatement in an Australian listed company’s financial reports. 

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - 3 x Cloud (online) MCQ tests - 10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written research assignment (1500 words) - 15%

Assessment 3 (Group of 3 students) - Audit case study - 2000 to 2500 words - 15%

Examination 2 hours - 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

Unit fee information available soon

Return to previous page

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007