2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
MPA701 or MAA717
MAA762, MAA775, MAA783
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 scheduled online workshops of 3 hours duration
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.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of theories and regulation regarding audit and assurance services of both a financial and non-financial nature.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Describe the reports provided by audit and assurance service providers, in their various forms, to a range of stakeholders.
Evaluate appropriate audit and assurance procedures and responses that should be applied to different contemporary business scenarios.
GLO5: Problem solving
Use professional and ethical judgment in applying relevant legal and professional pronouncements to all stages of a given assurance engagement.
GLO8: Global citizenship
Communicate and justify accounting and auditing ideas in contexts involving both accountants and non-accountants.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MAA705 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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