Prerana Agrawal

Dr, PhD, BCom Bom., MAcc W.Aust., CPA

  • The University of Western Australia (M250), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Prerana is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the UWA Business School. She is a Certified Practicing Accountant (Australia) and a qualified Chartered Accountant (India) with over 20 years of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience. She is a recepient of the UWA Business School Excellence in Teaching award and multiple student nominations over the years. Her outstanding contribution to student learning is also demonstrated by consistently high student ratings for both unit structure and design and her teaching. Prerana completed her PhD in 2018 and since then has led numerous research projects in the fields of audit and audit (accounting) education. Prerana has presented her research at numerous conferences and has published in high quality journals. Prerana is also involved in various service roles at the Business School.  


Future research

• Auditing: Auditor judgement and decision making
• Accounting Education: Student learning

Previous positions

2007, Sessional tutor, Auditing, Curtin Business School
2007, Research Assistant, UWA
2006-2007, Fractional tutor, Auditing, Corporate Accounting, Taxation, UWA
2002-2003, Teacher, Accounting, Chanderbala Modi Academy, India
2001-2002, Guest Lecturer, Accounting, Financial Management, Company Law, Narmada College of Management, India
1998-2000, Teacher, Accounting, Chanderbala Modi Academy, India
1996-1997, Lecturer, Financial Management, Banking, Taxation, Pydah College, India
1991-1994, Audit trainee/Audit Senior, M/s Rajendra Manudhane and Co., India

Current projects

  • Not-for-Profit audit
  • Development of soft skills in accounting students
  • Sustainability reporting
  • Ethics in accounting profession


Teaching overview

Undergraduate units: Auditing, Taxation, and Corporate Accounting 
Postgraduate units: Principles of Auditing, and Intermediate Corporate Financial Reporting



• Auditing
• Accounting Education


English and Hindi

Education/Academic qualification

Auditing, Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia

20 Feb 20136 Jun 2018

Award Date: 6 Jun 2018

Accounting and Finance, Master of Accounting

20075 Jul 2010

Award Date: 14 Sep 2010

Research expertise keywords

  • Auditor Judgment And Decision Making
  • Accounting Education


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