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Forensic Audit and Accounting

University of South Wales

12 months
Duration
14300 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting course from University of South Wales has been running for over ten years and provides specialist skills in fraud investigation, valuations, assist in dispute resolution, expert reporting and cyber investigations. 

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Overview

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

Employment opportunities are numerous, from specialist firms of forensic accountants to dedicated forensic/fraud departments within accountancy firms. Forensic audit and forensic accounting are important areas for national governments, regulators and anti-financial crime bodies, particularly in developing countries. 

Careers

Forensic Audit and Accounting is a growing, niche area with audit and accountancy firms looking for specialist skills.

It is also an important area for national governments, particularly in developing countries. As a result, employment opportunities are numerous, from specialist firms of forensic accountants to specialist departments within accountancy firms.

There are many opportunities in the public and regulatory sectors, as well as employment prospects in commercial organisations, as part of investigatory, internal audit, and compliance departments.

Recent graduates of the MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting course from University of South Wales are employed in the forensic accounting department of a ‘Big Four’ accountancy firm, and as a Fraud Investigator for a national public sector auditor.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Forensic Financial Analysis
  • Audit, Governance and Risk Management
  • Research Methods in Accounting and Finance
  • Cyber and Digital Investigations
  • Financial Crime and Expert Witness
  • Fraud Examination

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time UK:  £1000 per 20 credits

Funding

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