Auditing

ACC30010 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Summer
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
3 Jan 23 - 12 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
3 Jan 23

Census:
13 Jan 23

Last withdraw without fail:
27 Jan 23

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1

Dates:
13 Mar 23 - 11 Jun 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
26 Mar 23

Census:
7 Apr 23

Last withdraw without fail:
28 Apr 23

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Aims and objectives

The broad aim of this unit is to familiarise students with the underlying concepts and objectives of auditing and the subsequent reporting function of the auditor. The unit covers both theoretical and practical aspects of auditing and in particular aims to integrate the concepts of auditing with practical approaches taken by the auditor to ensure students gain a complete picture of the audit process.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
 
1. Examine the nature and purpose of auditing within the regulatory auditing environment
2. Research, compose and report on critical and current topics in auditing 
3. Work collaboratively in a team environment, to achieve set goals and illustrate knowledge of auditing
4. Explain the audit process and the need for financial report audits
5. Use the reporting framework of a financial report to assess possible outcomes