The research program in Financial Criminology is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills in forensic accounting. Due to heightened awareness and growing intolerance of fraudulent activity, demand for Forensic Accountants is rapidly increasing. Thus, forensic accounting and fraud investigation is one of the fastest growing areas of accounting, and there is an increasing global demand for specialists with forensic accounting knowledge and skills. The course will help you develop an understanding of the need for an holistic approach in the investigatory models applied as well as focusing on an appreciation and understanding of the wide variety of financial crime and how the current regulatory framework and crime control statutes have developed to deal with them. Through examining features of corporate integrity and management control systems you will gain an understanding of the development and needs of corporate governance in the context of the control theories of the firm.


Entry Requirement

  • A Master's Degree in Accountancy in relevant accounting related fields from UiTM or any institution of higher learning recognized by the UiTM Senate with minimum CGPA of 3.00; or other qualifications equivalent to a Master's Degree (in a relevant field) with relevant experience in a related field recognized by the UiTM Senate with minimum CGPA of 3.00
  • International applicants are required to possess IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL OF 5.5
  • Candidate applying for admission is required to submit a full research proposal in the proposed area of study
  • Candidate must pass the interview




  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 4
  • IELTS Band 5.5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 46 - 59) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 133 - 169) ; Paper Based Test (453 - 496)
  • CEFR: B2
  • TOEIC: 441 - 569
  • BULATS: 60 - 74