MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting

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.

What you will study

On this MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting course you will study 180 credits from the following modules:

  • Corporate Governance (20 credits)
    Learn about the systems by which companies are directed and controlled, and their implication for fraud prevention and abuses of power.
  • Forensic Audit and Accounting (20 credits)
    You will be introduced to the principles of forensic audit and accounting, including theoretical concepts allied to investigation and analysis.
  • Research Methods for Finance and Accounting (20 credits)
    Gain an appreciation of the academic research process and the underlying elements...
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Facilities

Specialist IT facilities are used where appropriate including audit and computer forensic software.

Location

This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd

Dates

  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Feb 2017
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
      • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
        • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Feb 2018
          • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
            • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2018