Forensic Audit and Accounting MSc

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES

Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

DATA SOURCE : HOTCOURSES

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Accounting

Course type

Taught

Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

Forensic accounting and the related discipline of forensic audit are fast-developing areas in the commercial world. The major professional accounting firms now have departments offering forensic accounting and audit services, and the demand for expertise in this area is growing exponentially.

There is a need for people with specialist skills who can undertake fraud investigations, valuations, assist in dispute resolution, prepare expert reports, and conduct fraud and forensic analysis.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

Full time | Treforest Campus | 1 year | SEP-16

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-16

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution

The role of an expert, including dispute resolution methods, legal and procedural requirements for experts in pre-trial and court situations.

Forensic Audit and Accounting

An introduction to the principles of forensic audit and accounting, including theoretical concepts allied to investigation and analysis.

Computer Law

The legal and regulatory framework of information systems, and the application of law on computer crime and misuse.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course

£12,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

Honours degree in accounting, audit or finance. Alternatively, Honours degree in business with an appropriate level of financial content, from a UK university. Equivalent accredited international or professional qualifications are acceptable.