Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis

Duration:

Full time (12-18 months)

Award:

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Intake:

Full-time:
26 November 2018

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • A progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip students with knowledge and skills required in this field.
  • Legal and ethical knowledge for forensic accountants to meet the demands of the current financial market.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but above CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted, subject to the internal rigorous assessment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field not meeting CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted provided that the candidates have at least 5 years of working experience in a relevant field.

Who should attend

This programme is specially designed for enhancing the current group of accounting graduates or practitioners who may need to further advance, improve their fundamental understanding of the accounting profession and the market needs from the academia perspective. It is a process of preparation as well as upgrading their skills.

The Benefits of This Programme

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to :

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the concepts, principles of forensic accounting theory, and understand the legal framework of forensic accounting services and the roles and responsibilities of the forensic accountant.
  • Recognize and appropriately respond to ethical issues in the practice of accounting by incorporating appropriate professional codes of conduct and social responsibility.
  • Conduct successful investigations and communicate effectively in writing and orally both in and out of the courtroom with respect to a variety of criminal and civil financial matters.
  • Develop a mindset of professional scepticism, using critical thinking and creative approaches to complex problem solving.
  • Gather and analyze quantitative and nonquantitative evidence, plan and conduct a research project in a professional and ethical manner which requires familiarity with a range of data, research sources and appropriate methodologies.
  • Create, evaluate and assess a range of options together with developing the capacity to apply ideas and knowledge to a arange of situations.

Modules & Project / Dissertation

The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skills to explore and explain the principles and practices of accounting.

Core Modules
  • Quantitative Methods For Decision Making
  • Managerial Finance
  • Management Accounting for Decision Making
  • Management Control and Audit
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Taxation
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
  • Forensic Accounting Engagement
  • Financial Statement Fraud
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Research Methodology
  • Dissertation

Dissertation

The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems.

The research will enable you to plan and conduct in a professional and ethical manner, produce and disseminate good quality research to solve business problems and issues. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others.


Course Fees: 

Malaysian Students

International Students

RM 29,500

RM 36,800 (USD 9,560)

Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees.

KPT/JPS(N/344/7/0250)(PA3458)04/19

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.