NQF credits: 24 at level 8
Course convener: A Dhansay
Entrance requirements: B Com (General Accounting) degree, or
similar (level 7) undergraduate degree in Accounting.
Course outline: This course covers aspects related to both
external and internal audit functions, and governance within the public
sector. It includes aspects such as the
design, analysis and evaluation of financial and related information systems
for monitoring and control purposes; the design of internal control
questionnaires; and implementation of an appropriate control environment. Other aspects include the role of audit
committees, other governance issues and frameworks, and the identification of
acceptable professional conduct and behaviour.
DP requirements: A weighted average year mark of at least
40% for class tests, assignments and projects
Assessment: Tests and assignments 40 – 55%; final 3-hour
examination 55 - 60% (integrated).
Last updated : 13 Jan 2016