Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Year and Campus:||2010 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
CoordinatorAssociate Professor Brad Potter
Graduate School of Business and Economics Student Centre
Level 4, 198 Berkeley Street
Telephone: +61 3 8344 1670
Online Enquiries: http://www.gsbe.unimelb.edu.au/future/unity_forms/contact.html
|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: |
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Sequence of Study |
Year 1 Semester 1
306-690 Forensic Business Processes
One elective subject
Year 1 Semester 2
306-691 Information Technology Forensics
306-667 Accounting Information and Security Valuation
One elective subject:
Students may select one 600 level elective subject from the offerings within the Faculty of Business and Economics. This will be subject to the student having the required pre-requisite subject(s) and the approval of the Program Director and subject co-ordinator.
Three core subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
|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, or an undergraduate degree in any discipline plus one year of relevant work experience. Students in this latter category will not be permitted to proceed to the Master of Accounting program.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purpose of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
On successful completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate the following attributes and skills:
Students must pass four semester length subjects (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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