Audit, Assurance in a Global Environment

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The Audit, Assurance in a Global Environment module will build on your knowledge of audit by looking into the current issues in the audit industry and analysing the causes of these problems. We will research the changes in the auditing standards from an international perspective, investigating the reasons for the revisions and evaluating if the revisions will be effective.

We will cover six main areas, all of which will be current areas causing debate in the audit industry and the sessions will compromise of a lecture on each topic followed by several tutorials where students will carry out individual and group research into the topic, we will look at academic articles, regulations and real life case studies.

The tutorials will be student led, interactive sessions building on students prior knowledge and experience.