units

ACF3631

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Accounting
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)

Synopsis

Nature and objectives of auditing, auditing standards, auditors' responsibilities, professional ethics and auditor independence, audit objectives, planning the audit, analytical review procedures, understanding the internal control structure and assessing control risk and detection risk, preliminary audit strategies and design of substantive tests, auditing in a CIS environment, auditing the transaction cycles and performing substantive procedures, completing the audit and post audit responsibilities, audit reporting, other reports and services.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the role, limitations and demand for audits in modern corporate society including the auditor's professional, ethical and legal obligations
  2. examine the auditor's role in corporate governance with particular emphasis on the detection and reporting of fraud and error
  3. describe the assurance framework, and apply planning processes and evidence gathering procedures that are used by auditors to form an audit opinion
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with auditing and assurance and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by ACF3631.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 35%
Examination: 65%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 per semester.

Prerequisites

Prohibitions

ACB3041, AFC3160, ACC3160, ACC3631, AFG3041, ACG3041, AFW3041, ACW3041, AFF3631, AFX3631