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Forensic Accounting

Overview of the unit

Unit code: ACC30003
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

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.

Content

  • Nature and objectives of a forensic audit
  • Motivations for fraud
  • Fraud prevention
  • Recognising the symptoms of fraud
  • Types of fraud
  • Legal framework to forensic auditing