Forensic Accounting

ACC30003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

Results:
26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

Census:
30 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Aug 21


Prerequisites

Plus
150 Credit Points

Aims and objectives

The unit aims to introduce students to concepts of forensic accounting and the process of fraud examination. The objective of this unit is to develop questioning and inquisitive minds in our students by studying the elements of fraud from detection to prevention.
 
1. Identify and explain the fundamentals relating to the nature, types and symptoms of fraud.
2. Use various frameworks to investigate why people commit fraud.
3. Demonstrate an ability to detect, investigate and minimize fraud occurrences.
4. Work in diverse groups to analyse and extrapolate meaning from authentic fraud case studies.