Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
ACCT30001 Financial Accounting or
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Trevor Tonkin
Topics include the rationale for auditing; auditing standards; audit objectives, concepts and procedures; audit techniques including statistical sampling and the audit of computer-based accounting systems; audit reports; the legal liability of auditors; the professional and ethical responsibilities of auditors; the statutory responsibilities and rights of auditors; contemporary auditing problems; and consideration of how research informs these auditing topics.
• Critically evaluate the theories regarding demand for and supply of audit and assurance services of both a financial and non-financial nature;
A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%), a 1-hour mid-semester test (15%), and an assignment of not more than 1500 words, due late semester (15%). Successful completion of this subject requires a minimum 50% pass in the end-of-semester examination.
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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• High level of development: collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking
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