Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester
Acceptance into the Master of Accounting or ACCT90014 Auditing and Assurance Services or equivalent.
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
At least one undergraduate Auditing subject. Exposure to an audit work environment would be of considerable advantage.
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Phill Cobbin
This subject examines auditing and assurance services at an advanced level. Electronic and paper-based cases are used to facilitate detailed analysis of the complex situations auditors frequently face. Topics covered include engagement risk and litigation, ethics, business and audit risk assessments, professional practice issues and audit quality.
The subject deals with complex issues faced by the profession. It is designed to enable students to:
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Note: Successful completion of this subject requires a combined pass (50%) on an aggregate of the end-of-semester exam and mid-semester test.
You will be advised of prescribed texts by your seminar leader.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Master of Accounting |
Master of Accounting
Master of Management (Accounting and Finance)
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