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


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1

8 Mar 21 - 6 Jun 21

29 Jun 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Mar 21

2 Apr 21

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Apr 21

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.

Students who successfully complete this unit 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

Courses with unit

This is a unit of study in the Bachelor of Business suite of courses.