OVERVIEW OF SYLLABUS AND EXAM
Core areas of the syllabus:
Syllabus areaCorporate governance and EthicsInternal auditPlanning and risk assessmentInternal controlsSubstantive audit evidenceReviewReporting
Exam is 3 hours 15 minutes reading
5 compulsory questions
Pass mark 50%.
– 43 % of people
The paper format (attempt in order)
Question 1Audit Procedures – Scenario Based30 MarksQuestion 2Knowledge Based10 MarksQuestion 3Risk and Audit Approach20 MarksQuestion 4More Specialised Audit Area20 MarksQuestion 5Audit Evidence/Completion/Reports20 Marks
5 STEPS TO SUCCESS1. To pass this exam you must apply your answers to the scenarios2. Expect to get 5 marks per page – therefore a 15 mark questions needs to be 3 pages long.A 4 mark question no longer than 1 page.3. Read the requirements first. Set up your answer (plan)4. Start each question and section on a separate page Clearly identifying to the marker whatquestion you are answering.5. DO PAST QUESTIONS TO TIME!!!!
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