Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours of seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester
Completion of an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, law or another relevant discipline or as approved by the Subject Co-ordinator.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for 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/
CoordinatorProf Colin Ferguson
Taking an accounting perspective and in the context of the Australian legal framework, this subject introduces students to the law of the expert witness and the law of damages; dispute analysis, including the specific issues of quantification of loss, business valuation in the context of disputes, loss of income, and, preparing an expert witness report; fraud and corruption in Australia; fraud investigation and the role of the forensic accountant in the investigation of fraud; managing the risk of fraud; and regulatory issues associated with fraud control.
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Graduate Certificate in Business Forensics |
Master of Accounting
Master of Accounting
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