In this unit, you will examine the role of auditing, focusing particularly on the role of the external auditor in assessing the validity and reliability of financial information of publicly listed companies. The unit highlights the audit function and the important role it plays as a systematic process of evaluation of evidence that culminates in the expression of an audit opinion. You will review the fundamental concepts of auditing, the objectives and limitations of an audit, basic audit techniques and procedures, as well as the professional and legal framework within which auditors operate.
|Unit name||Audit and Assurance|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
Dr Masoud Azizkhani
Dr Masoud Azizkhani
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- LO1: research recent developments, explain and evaluate auditing concepts and principles as well as the regulatory and institutional framework.
- LO2: apply appropriate audit procedures and evaluate the quality of audit procedures performed in regards to complex, ambiguous problems.
- LO3: communicate on arguments concerning issues in a range of audit related contexts.
- LO4: research and apply ethical and professional conduct and reflect on potential ethical issues.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,702.00||080101|
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BFA705 OR BFA605
1 x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial weekly.
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