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Fraud and Ethics in Accounting Practice

Scandals of fraudulent accounting activities in around firms regularly appear in the media. Many of these scandals involve a lack of proper controls and morally ambigious practices. In this course, we will look at accounting through the lenses of fraud and ethics, aiming to understand these events more meaningfully in order to evaluate, propose and develop mechanisms to prevent and detect fraud in accounting practice. 

Exam info and full course description

Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue

Admission Requirements

Course specific:

To apply for the course you must either be enrolled in a bachelor's degree, have a bachelor's degree or have passed a qualifying entry examination.  


Exchange students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

You can read more about admission here.


Sebastian Oelrich


Academic profile

Dr Sebastian Oelrich is a master of science in International Area Studies from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.