Forensic Accounting

Module code: ACFI 3211

Module description

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.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 20 hours
  • Tutorials: 10 hours


  • Academic essay (1000 words): 40%
  • Unseen exam (60 mins): 60%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books