Taught course

Forensic Audit and Accounting

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in accounting, audit or finance. Alternatively, a minimum 2:2 Honours degree in business with an appropriate level of financial content, from a UK university.

Equivalent accredited international or professional qualifications are acceptable.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

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 – and the MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting course will develop these specialists skills.

The MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting will build your confidence in the forensic audit of business data and provide you with advanced analytical, evaluation and problem solving skills. You will learn how to evaluate the principles of good corporate governance and the integrity of management, and to understand the role of computer forensic techniques in an investigatory and legal context.

For more information on the course, teaching and career prospects please see the website.

Information for international students

English Requirements: International applicants will need a good command of English – the minimum equivalent of an IELTS score of 6.5, or IBT TOEFL 86, depending on the course you are studying.

Fees and funding

For full funding information, please visit the website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78