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ACC3118 Auditing

Short Description: Auditing
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Commerce
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 080101 - Accounting
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 21 June 2018

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (ACC1102 or ACC2102) and ACC2115

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course introduces the concepts and practices of company financial report audits within the assurance framework. It deals primarily with the process by which the external company auditor appraises and reports on the truth and fairness of the company's financial statements. The course is oriented towards the auditing profession and, in keeping with current practice, adopts a risk-based audit approach and follows the Australian Auditing Standards that are based on the International Standards on Auditing. The course explores how financial statement audits are conducted in computer-based and manual environments for selected systems. Limited practical exposure to auditing is provided through requiring students to complete a case study, using teamwork, as part of the assessment for the course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2018 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2018 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2018 Online
Semester 2, 2018 Online