BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forensic Accounting
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|Exam Body||APU Malaysia Degree|
|Course Duration||3 years|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Faculty||School of Accounting & Finance|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Accounting & Finance|
This programme is specifically designed to provide:
This level provides a valuable platform of knowledge to the study of accounting in the modern world. Students will be equipped with mathematical, communication skills and be conversant in the technical language and practices of the accounting sector in the market economy. It also provides students with an understanding of the legal, business and social environment in which accounting operates.
Entrepreneurial skills focusing on understanding the principles and concepts of entrepreneurship, generating business ideas, and also in managing small businesses is also introduced in this level.
In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.
This level provides the introduction to practices of forensic accounting and relationship to auditing in setting characteristics by reliance on information technology. This area of understanding will be supported by Introduction to Forensic Accounting, Auditing and Assurance, and Advanced Auditing.
At this level, all students are introduced to the Business Research Methods which exposes them to how to write research proposals and conduct research.
At APU, we encourage our students to be entrepreneurial and innovative. After the completion of Level 2, students will undertake a short internship/industrial training of a minimum of 12 weeks. This will provide our students opportunities to engage with realworld business problems both in our programmes and in our renowned Professional Training placements.
In this level students are provided with a detailed study of audit, examination and investigation issues from a financial perspective. Often, this will involve the preparation for a court case where forensic accountants are presented by expert witnesses. In some cases, forensic accountants are used as a proactive measure to find areas for potential concern. This area of understanding will be supported by Advanced Forensic Accounting, Forensic Accounting & Legal Environment and Forensic Auditing & Information Technology. All students at Level 3 will have to undertake an investigation module and a supervised project in their respective discipline. This project will further develop the academic and practical aspects of the student’s chosen area of study and reinforces independent learning skills.
Note: The specialism will only appear in the academic transcript.
|Intake Months||25 Feb 2020 / 28 Apr 2020 / 22 Sep 2020|
|Career Prospects||Forensic Accountant|
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.