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Trimester 1 (B, X), trimester 2 (B, X)
MAA762, MAA775, MAA783
|Contact hours:||1 x 3 hour seminar per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
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 1 (Individual) - Three online tests (Online multiple MCQ) - 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
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.