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Auditing (BUS306)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description The objective of this unit is to develop a theoretical and legal background on the role and responsibilities of the auditor and the audit process. Auditing provides assurance to internal and external users of financial information published by an entity. This unit provides skills and knowledge necessary for practice in the Profession of Public Practice of Accounting.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
ULO1: Demonstrate knowledge of auditing standards, practices and principles
ULO2: Apply auditing knowledge in practical contexts;
ULO3: Evaluate auditing problems and develop evidence-based conclusions;
ULO4: Exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills;
ULO5: Demonstrate the capability to engage in lifelong learning
ULO6: Integrate knowledge of ethical issues.
Timetabled Learning Activities Workshops: 2 hours per teaching week for South Street campus
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered in using blended learning design features with core unit materials provided in a digital format followed up by small class knowledge application and skills development. This is enhanced by self-directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues.
Assessment Workshop participation 5%,
Mid-term Test 15%,
Group Assignment -A Written Report 20%,
Group Assignment - B Presentation 10%
Final exam 50%
Prerequisites BUS217/BUS285 Technology and Accounting Processes.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed BUS312 Auditing, may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Accounting (BBus) [New in 2014]
Appears in these Minors Professional Accounting
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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Dr Sandra Ho
Lecturer in Accounting

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 7531
e: Sandra.Ho@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.030 - Building 512, Murdoch Campus
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Miss Mellisa Lewis
Lecturer In Accounting

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2155
e: m.lewis@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.011 - Building 512, Murdoch Campus

MURDOCH: S2-External
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Sandra Ho
Lecturer in Accounting

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 7531
e: Sandra.Ho@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.030 - Building 512, Murdoch Campus
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