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MAA705 - Corporate Auditing

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

V Bicudo de Castro


MPA701 or MAA717

Incompatible with:

MAA762, MAA775, MAA783

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.


Tests (Individual, online multiple MCQ) –5%

Written assignment on contemporary topics in auditing (Individual, 3,500 words) – 35%

Examination (Individual, 2 hours) – 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

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