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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
D Mihret (Trimester 1), V Bicudo de Castro (Trimester 2)
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.|
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) - 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
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.