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If you want to go into auditing, you will need the accounting degree + an auditing qualification + further experience in auditing.
To me, auditing is more about checking accounts with a lot of legal repercussions. I avoid it myself where possible.
If you're asking whether auditing is necessary as part of the work, it depends on whether you're part of a plc. You can sometimes get audits in smaller companies or Ltds, but plcs are usually the main concern. Auditing is not mandatory for smaller companies or Ltds to my knowledge.
I don't quite understand your main question, but regarding what mindmax said you don't need an accounting degree to go into audit/ accounting or any specific degree for that matter.
If you want to go into auditing, you will need the accounting qualification + an auditing qualification + further experience in auditing.
The accounting qualificatin is usually ACA or ACCA. I'm not sure about qualifications from other accounting bodies.