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  1. Recommended Textbooks for whole course 1 item
    1. Principles of external auditing - Brenda Porter, Jon Simon, David J. Hatherly 2013

      Book Essential Please read the relevant section of this textbook for each topic.

  2. Topic 1: The nature of audit, assurance and audit theory 4 items
    1. Recommended 4 items
      1.  Academic papers:

      2. Towards a conceptual framework for auditing - Michael J. Pratt, Karen Van Peursem 03/1993

        Article Recommended

      3. The audit explosion - Michael Power, Demos (Organization : London, England) 1994

        Book Recommended

  3. Topic 2: Audit approaches: Audit risk and business risk 7 items
    1. Recommended 5 items
      1. Research on Auditor Professional Skepticism: Literature Synthesis and Opportunities for Future Research - R. Kathy Hurtt, Helen Brown-Liburd, Christine E. Earley, Ganesh Krishnamoorthy 05/2013

        Article Recommended

    2. Further optional reading 2 items
  4. Topic 3: Audit procedures: Evidence & sampling 5 items
    1. Behind the Numbers: Insights into Large Audit Firm Sampling Policies - Brant E. Christensen, Randal J. Elder, Steven M. Glover 03/2015

      Article Recommended

    2. Further optional reading 2 items
  5. Topic 4: The role of external audit in corporate governance: audit committees; internal audit 4 items
    1. Recommended 2 items
      1. The Audit Committee Oversight Process - Mark S. Beasley, Joseph V. Carcello, Dana R. Hermanson, Terry L. Neal 2009-4-1

        Article Recommended

    2. Further optional reading 2 items
      1. The UK Approach to Corporate Governance - The Financial Reporting Council 2010

        Document Further

  6. Topic 5: Audit communication: Reporting 9 items
    1. Further optional reading 4 items
  7. Topic 6: Ethical standards: Auditor independence, non-audit services, long tenure 3 items
    1. Is it time for auditor independence yet? - Max H. Bazerman, Don Moore 2011-5

      Article Recommended

  8. Topic 7:Public interest and the audit expectation gap 3 items
  9. Topic 8: The structure of the profession 4 items
  10. Topic 9: Audit quality and regulation 6 items
    1. Understanding Audit Quality: Insights from Audit Professionals and Investors - Brant E. Christensen, Steven M. Glover, Thomas C. Omer, Marjorie K. Shelley 12/2016

      Article Recommended

  11. Topic 10: The future of the profession 4 items