Strategic Management Accounting (Master's by Coursework)

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About Courses

The programme 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 skills in investigative techniques and the collection of data as well as the skills necessary to not only identify poor management but also unethical and fraudulent activities.  Graduates are expected to acquire independent accounting expert witness skills including preparation for court appearance and cross examinations.  Students may register either for full-time or part-time study for the Master in Forensic Accounting & Financial Criminology. 

Mode of Program

Full Time/ Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time : 3-4 Semesters
  • Part Time: 4-6 Semesters

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.


Courses Offered

This program requires students to complete 37 credit units of coursework and 6 credit units of Strategic Case Study.

  • Core Courses
    • Project and Relationship Management
    • Advanced Management Accounting
    • Research Methodology
    • Management Case Study
    • Strategic Management
    • Risk Management
    • Financial Strategy
    • CIMA Strategic Case Study*

*Students need to complete the externally assessed CIMA Strategic Case study to be awarded the CIMA professional qualification.

  • Elective Courses
    • Performance Management and Control System
    • Issues and Development in Corporate Governance
    • Financial Statement Analysis


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