Audit and Assurance (CISC8806)

Level: 
8
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To devise and develop a conceptual and practical approach to the audit of financial statements
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Master of Applied Practice programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: CISC8802 and CISC8803.
Topics include: 

The nature and purpose of auditing Audit planning, audit risk and professional scepticism Audit procedures and audit documentation Audit reporting Ethical dilemmas for auditors

- The nature and purpose of auditing - Audit planning, audit risk and professional scepticism - Audit procedures and audit documentation - Audit reporting - Ethical dilemmas for auditors
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Learning and Teaching
Learning will be undertaken using a facilitated workshop model, including micro-presentations, discussions, collaborative activities, real world work related tasks, case studies and self-directed learning.
Learning outcomes will be achieved through the application of a selection of student-centred learning activities derived from the principles of the Living Curriculum.
Guest speakers will bring expertise and knowledge in areas such as audit regulation, standard setting, legal liability of auditors and ethical issues.
Students will be encouraged to converse through peer group discussion and in-class conversation with the lecturer.
Discussion forums on Moodle and other on-line collaborative tools will facilitate conversations outside the classroom.
Self-directed learning methods such as videos will be available to students to achieve additional knowledge of areas such as internal control and ethics.
Students learning will be reinforced by formative assessment activities such as class discussions and in- class activities, summative assessment activities that develop skills in literacy, research and technical areas.
Reflection and analysis will form an integral part of the learning experience.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1294

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Feb 18 - 9 Apr 18 LectureMonday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-2010)
30 Apr 18 - 25 Jun 18 LectureMonday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-2010)

Class: 5049

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
22 Aug 18 - 14 Nov 18 LectureWednesday09:00 - 13:00 Mt Albert (170-2066)
Note: This course is offered as part of Master of Applied Practice, Master of Applied Practice (Professional Accounting).

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