Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
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
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 Management (Accounting and Finance)
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