Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Graduate Certificate in Business (Forensic Accounting)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 031769E

Level of study: Graduate Certificates & Diploma

Summary

If you are interested in working in a growing area of professional accountancy and enhancing your career prospects with a specialised qualification, then forensic accounting is the right course for you.

The Graduate Certificate in Business (Forensic Accounting) provides students with specialised forensic accounting knowledge, investigative abilities and technical expertise, skills which are anticipated to be in strong demand across a broad range of industries including government departments, law firms, accountancy firms and a range of industries within the banking and finance sectors. Forensic accounting will equip you to uncover individual fraud or financial corruption within organisations as well as the ability to mine, analyse and visualise large data sets and present business intelligence reports.

Specifically, the Graduate Certificate in Business (Forensic Accounting) focuses on forensic accounting evidence gathering, expert witness reporting, analytics, data mining, business intelligence, technological skills (including SAS Enterprise Guide 4.3, advanced MS Access and Excel) and oral and written communication – areas that have been identified as key areas of importance by forensic accounting professionals.

The course is suitable for recent accounting graduates and accounting professionals working in industry who seek to enhance their career prospects with a specialised qualification in forensic accounting.

Business advantage

The QUT Business School’s Business Advantage program is a free program offered to all business students. It can help you develop skills through interaction, discussion, cooperation and debate with other students, business, government, education and community leaders. The program includes: guest presentations from inspiring industry, community and university leaders; sessions focused on specific social and professional skills; challenging interaction aimed at developing skills through new experiences; and provides a certificate of completion for students to include in their resume or portfolio. Not only does this program offer you excellent networking opportunities, but also the opportunity to gain highly relevant experiences and skills that you can apply throughout your career.

Highlights

Provides advanced theoretical, technical and practical knowledge and skills to investigate fraud and accounting related situations.
Enhance your accounting career through a formal additional qualification in a growing professional area.
The only postgraduate forensic accounting degree offered by a Queensland university.
On completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business (Forensic Accounting) students may be eligible for credit towards a Master of Business (Accounting).

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 16,500 Per Year
Start date: 27 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 6 months
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

A completed recognised bachelor degree in accounting.

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia