Forensic Accounting and Financial Criminology

Universiti Teknologi Mara

12 months
1900 USD/year
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The Forensic Accounting and Financial Criminology programme is offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara . Graduates are expected to acquire independent accounting expert witness skills and techniques including preparation for court appearance and cross examinations. 

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The Forensic Accounting and Financial Criminology programme offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara  aims at producing graduates with a broad-based introduction to the nature and purpose of forensic accounting.  

Graduates are exposed to courses well beyond a 'legal' focus and provide an opportunity to study forensic accounting tools, models, techniques, knowledge and comprehensive skills in investigation and collection of data. 

Graduates are also exposed to the skills necessary not only to identify poor management but also unethical and fraudulent activities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Legal Aspects of Forensic   Accounting
  • Accounting Fraud Examination
  • Forensic Accounting in Public Sector
  • Audit and Investigation
  • Risk Management
  • Commercial Crime Investigation
  • Tax Fraud and Investigation
  • Money Laundering and Specialized Fraud
  • Research Methodology
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Data Analysis

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy (Honours) from UiTM or any institution of higher learning (recognized by UiTM’s Senate) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, or
  • Bachelor’s Degree (H) in a relevant field) from any institution of higher learning (recognized by UiTM’s Senate) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, or
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) or Professional Degree from any institution of higher learning with at least 3 years relevant working experience.
  • Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CPA (Australia), CIMA, , MICPA, ICAEW,  or equivalent) recognized by UiTM Senate.
  • Candidates must pass the interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

International Tuition Fees Per semester (RM): 3940 


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