Forensic Accounting

Module Title :Forensic Accounting
Module Leader :Ashok Patel
Module Code :ACFI3211
15 Credits – Level :3
Module Descriptions

A module designed to examine the areas of accounting fraud, cyber crime and legal valuations within a context of litigation where the accountant acts as an expert witness or primary investigator liaising closely with lawyers and other legal advisors. Three themes will underpin the module; Fraud; Cyber Crime. The Accountant as an ‘Expert Witness’. Students will study all themes but could concentrate on one for assessment purposes with the agreement of the module leader.

Assessment Criteria

hase Test 1 – Weighting 15%. The component receives a mark.
The Duration is 60 minutes.

Phase Test 2 – Weighting 15%. The component receives a mark.
The Duration is 60 minutes.

Unseen Examination 1 – Weighting 70%. The component receives a mark.
The Duration is 180 minutes.

*Please note that assessment information is subject to change.


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