MAA765 - Advanced Audit and Assurance

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

MAA705

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 3 hour seminars per week

Content

The unit commences with an examination of the legal and regulatory environment concerning the audit function, including professional, ethical and professional liability considerations. This leads into a study of practice management procedures, including quality control and the acceptance and retention of professional engagements. The course content then examines the audit of financial statements, including planning, evidence and review. An examination of other assurance assignments, the auditor’s report and current issues completes the unit.

Hurdle requirement

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

Unit Fee Information

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