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|Year and Campus:||2008|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
ContactGraduate School Office, Faculty of Economics and Commerce
|Course Overview:||The overall aim of the Graduate Certificate in Business Forensics is to improve students' applied knowledge, skills and capabilities as accounting professionals and broaden students' horizons intellectually. The degree is designed to stimulate students' awareness of existing and emerging issues, and advance students' skills in identifying and solving accounting and business analysis problems of an applied nature. The Graduate Certificate aims to provide students with the opportunity to gain specialist skills and knowledge in business forensics. The four subjects taken in the Graduate Certificate can be credited towards the Master of Accounting.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this course, students should be able to: |
|Subject Options:|| Three core subjects: |
Study Period Commencement:
Students may be able to select other 600 level subjects from the offerings within the Faculty of Economics and Commerce. This will be subject to the student having the required pre-requisite subject(s) and the approval of the Program Director and subject coordinator.Sequence of study
Year 1 - Semester 1
306-690 Forensic Business Processes
One elective subject
Year 1 - Semester 2
306-667 Accounting Information and Security Valuation
306-691 Information Technology Forensics
|Entry Requirements:||The minimum entry requirement is completion of an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, law or another relevant discipline, and at least one year of documented relevant professional work experience.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Graduate Attributes:||On successful completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate the following attributes and skills: Critical thinkingAnalysis and synthesis of informationProblem solving Written communication Oral communication, including presentation skills.|
|Notes:||Students must complete 50 points under the structure listed above in order to qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Business Forensics. |
Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate and who satisfy the entry requirements of the Master of Accounting program may proceed to the Master of Accounting program. Students who do so are eligible for a 4 subject credit in the Master of Accounting program.
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