ACC3008 : Auditing as Social Accountability
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Shanta Davie
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To enable students to develop social scientific explanations about policies and practices of auditing within particular economic, political and societal contexts.
Outline Of Syllabus
True and fair view
Notions of accountability
Audit policy making and regulation
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||59:00||59:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||18||2:00||36:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||5||1:00||5:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
- Lectures introduce the subject material.
- Seminars allow students to further develop knowledge and understanding of the subject as well as to develop relating and oral communication skills.
- Private study allows students to further explore the epistemological bases of the subject.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||2||M||50||Individual essay of 2,000 words|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
- The written exam tests student's knowledge and understanding of the subject.
- The essay examines students more specifically in relation to their:
* understanding of the epistemological bases of a specific area of auditing,
* awareness of recent developments in the chosen area of auditing, and
* ability to communicate their findings effectively in written form.