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Forensic Audit and Accounting, MSc

University of South Wales, the United Kingdom

University of South Wales

Study options for this course

The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MScFull-time, Part-time1 - 2 yearSeptemberGBP 9000 per yearGBP 14100 per year

About Forensic Audit and Accounting, MSc - at University of South Wales

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.

USW's respected Forensic Audit and Accounting masters course - the only course of its kind in the UK - has been running for ten years and provides specialist skills in fraud investigation, valuations, assist in dispute resolution, expert reports and conduct analysis.

Employment opportunities are numerous, from specialist firms of forensic accountants to specialist departments within accountancy firms. Forensic audit and forensic accounting are important areas for national governments, particularly in developing countries.

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. The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Please note that whilst this course does not require a DBS Check for entry, some professions will not consider candidates who have certain types of criminal convictions. Therefore, if you have a criminal conviction and you are considering a particular career path we would recommend that you check with the relevant professional body or refer to their recruitment policy to make sure that your conviction will not disadvantage you.

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