Forensic Accounting

ACC30003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36


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.