Forensic Accounting (7152AFE)

Fraud occurs not only in the business environment but also in family and estate matters. Forensic accountants are often requested to apply their skills to the unravelling of dubiously prepared financial statements. This course examines financial statement frauds and reviews trends in fraudulent business and family estate activities. Corporate governance requirements and best practice fraud prevention and detection procedures are reviewed. These include exposure to forensic accounting/auditing software. A forensic accountant's legal obligations are also considered. This course is normally offered: Nathan: Trimester 2 Note: This course has a prerequisite Prerequisite: 7111AFE Accounting

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 3

Usually available

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
26 February 2018
Last day to add a course
11 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
6 May 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Seminar
Seminar (10975) Open Monday 13:00 - 15:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N76 1.05
Campus Heart Building
Nathan Campus