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MAA763 - Governance and Fraud

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

G Wong

Prerequisite:

MPA701 or MAA717 or MPA751 or MPR751

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit will provide a theoretical and practical understanding of corporate governance, fraud and forensic accounting. The first aim is to develop understanding of best practice in corporate governance focussing on the board of directors, board committees, executive compensation, auditing, ethics, corporate social responsibility, systems of risk management and control. The second aim is to develop understanding of the nature of fraud and apply theories and techniques relevant to preventing and detecting fraud. Students will review and analyse the nature of forensic accounting with a focus on forensic fraud investigation. Theoretical explanations will be supported by findings from empirical research.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1 (individual) - 2000 words – 20%

Written Assignment 2 (Individual) - Case Study Analysis 3000 words – 30%

Examination (2 hours) – 50%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

From Trimester 2:

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written research (2000 words) – 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 2) - Case Study Analysis (3500 words) – 30%

Examination (2 hours) – 50%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1305$1305$3051$3864

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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