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Forensic Accounting and Financial Criminology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #651 (QS) ,
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. 



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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1-2 years  
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

 minimum CGPA of 2.75

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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.
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International Tuition Fees Per semester (RM): 3940 

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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