University of New South Wales

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Current Developments in Auditing Research

  • ACCT4809
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An examination of current areas of research in auditing and substantive studies in each area. The following topics will be considered: theory about auditing; overview of audit research; nature of audit work; agency theory and the existence of the audit function; human information processing in auditing; audit teams and the review process; experience and expertise; independence; audit fees and other service fees; effect of the audit report; and future development in audit theory and research. -- Course Website

Prerequisites: Admission to BCom Degree at Honours level majoring in Accounting.

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