Course Details

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis

Asia Pacific University




  • Description
    A progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip students with knowledge and skills required in this field.
    Legal and ethical knowledge for forensic accountants to meet the demands of the current financial market.
    Field of Study

    Accounting & Finance

    Duration (Years)

    Full time (1+ years)* Only available in full-time study mode

    Course Fees

    RM 36,800 (USD 9,200)

    MQA No.

  • Intake (Month)

    Full-time: 07 Sep 2020; 11 Jan 2021

Entry Requirements

  • General Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.
    • Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.
    • Relevant professional accounting qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree as accepted by the Senate.
    • English Requirements: IELTS 5.5

  • English Requirements
    Please note that under Ministry of Education regulations, only students who have achieved the minimum requirement in the English Language proficiency assessment as indicated above will be allowed to continue their studies in the main study programme. Students who do not have the required English Language achievement may apply for a student visa on conditional basis and are allowed to enrol in an English Language Certification programme at APU upon arrival in Malaysia and, subsequently, appear for the IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/MUET assessment. Students who are unable to obtain the required level of English Competency during the maximum 12 months’ period, will not be allowed to pursue their studies in the main programme and will have to return to their home country.

    Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (previous Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree taught in English) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.

    Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Programme Structure

  • Core Modules

    Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

    Managerial Finance

    Management Accounting for Decision Making

    Management Control and Audit

    Financial Accounting and Reporting

    Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

    Accounting Engagement

    Financial Statement Fraud

    Accounting Information Systems

    Research Methodology

    Anti-Money Laundering

    Cybercrime and Investigation

    Criminology and Legal Framework


Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 36,800 (USD 9,200)

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