Faculty of Accountancy

 

AC700

Master of Accountancy - AC700 (by Coursework)

The Master's programme in Accountancy began in 1996 as a joint collaborative programme between UiTM and Curtin University of Technology, Australia. Since 1999, the collaborative programme has evolved into UiTM's own Master of Accountancy programme. This progrmme aims to educate students to be critical, analytical and ethical at the managerial level. Students may register either for full-time or part-time study for the Master of Accountancy.

Entry Requirements
Bachelors’ Degree in Accountancy (H) from UiTM or any institution of higher learning (recognized by UiTM’s Senate) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or
Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy (H) from UiTM or any institution of higher learning (recognized by UiTM’s Senate) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; and minimum working experience of 3 years.
Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CPA (Australia), CIMA, MICPA, ICAEW, or equivalent) recognized by UiTM Senate

Note: All relevant qualification must be recognised by UiTM's senate

Courses Offered
This programme requires students to complete 36 credit units of coursework and 6 credit units of dissertation / applied research.

Core Courses

Course Code Course Name

MAF711

PSA722

FAR720

AIS715

AUD729

FAR740

MAF731

TAX747

RAC733

RAC743

RAC883

Performance Management and Control System

Seminar In Public Sector Accounting

Advanced Financial Reporting

Integrated Accounting Information Systems

Seminar in Auditing

Financial Statement Analysis

Corporate Financial Strategy

Contemporary Issues In Taxation

Research Methodology

Qualitative And Quantitative Data Analysis

Dissertation

Elective Courses

Course Code Course Name

MAF721

CRG740

FAR730

RISK MANAGEMENT

ISSUES AND DEVELOPMENT IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

SEMINAR IN ISLAMIC ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING


Duration
Full-time - 1½ years
Part-time - 2 years

AC703

Master in Forensic Accounting & Financial Criminology - AC703 (by coursework)

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.

Entry Requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy (H) from UiTM or any institution of higher learning (recognized by UiTM’s Senate) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, or
- Bachelor’s Degree (H) in a relevant field) from any institution of higher learning (recognized by UiTM’s Senate) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, or
- Bachelor’s Degree (H) or Professional Degree from any institution of higher learning at least 3 years relevant working experience.
- Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CPA (Australia), CIMA, , MICPA, ICAEW, or equivalent) recognized by UiTM Senate

Courses Offered
This programme requires students to complete 36 credit units of coursework and 6 credit units of dissertation / applied research.

Core Courses

Course Code Course Name

AFC718

AFC728

PSA712

AUD719

MAF721

AFC748

TAX737

AFC738

RAC733

RAC743

RAC883

RAC873

Legal Aspects of Forensic Accounting

Accounting Fraud Examination

Forensic Accounting in Public Sector

Audit and Investigation

Risk Management

Commercial Crime Investigation

Tax Fraud and Investigation

Money Laundering and Specialized Fraud

Research Methodology

Qualitative And Quantitative Data Analysis

Dissertation; or

Applied Research Project

Elective Courses

Course Code Course Name

FAR740

FAR730

CRG740

MAF711

FAR720

FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS

ISLAMIC ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING

ISSUES AND DEVELOPMENT IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

PERFORMENCE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL SYSTEM

ADCANCE FINANCIAL REPORTING

Duration
Full-time - 1 1/2 years
Part-time - 2 years

AC704

Master in Strategic Management Accounting - AC704

The Master in Strategic Management Accounting (MSMA) is a two in one qualification offered by the Faculty of Accountancy, UITM. The MSMA is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (CIMA) and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). In line with the government’s aspiration to increase the number of Bumiputera’ Professional Accountants the MSMA program, besides fulfilling the needs for a postgraduate qualification, also provides a route to acquire an international professional qualification. The graduates of this program will be awarded with a Master’s Degree and the CIMA professional qualification (after successfully completing the CIMA Strategic Case Study Course). CIMA graduates will be able to become Associate/Fellow CIMA members and will also obtain the status of Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA), upon fulfilling the professional membership requirements.

Entry requirement
- Bachelors in Accountancy (Honours) from any other Institutes of Higher Learning (recognized by UiTM senate) with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or
- Bachelors in Accountancy (Honours) from any other Institutes of Higher Learning (recognized by UiTM senate) with at least 3 years relevant working experience and a minimum CGPA of 2.80

AND

- Pass Interview

MSMA Program
The MSMA 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

Duration
Full time – 1 ½ years
Part time – 2 years

AC750

Master of Science (Accountancy) - AC750

The Master's programme in Accountancy began in 1996 as a joint collaborative programme between UiTM and Curtin University of Technology, Australia. Since 1999, the collaborative programme has evolved into UiTM's own Master of Accountancy programme. As an alternative, we offer a full research master programme to educate students to be critical, analytical and ethical at an advanced level. Students may register either fo full-time or part-time study. The normal study period is 1 1/2 years full time or 2-4 years part time. Each student is assigned at least one supervisor who is a member of the University academic staff.

Entry Requirements

- A Bachelor's degree in Accountancy (Honours) from UiTM or any higher learning institution recognized by the UiTM Senate; or
- Other qualifications equivalent ot the Honours degree (in a relevant field) with relevant experience in a related field recognized by the UiTM Senate;
- A candidate applying for admission is required to submit a research proposal in the proposed area of study.

Research Areas
Research degree students may choose among the follwoing areas to conduct their research:

Auditing, Accounting Information System, Corporate Governance, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Public Sector Accounting, Taxation, Forensic Accounting, Inter-disciplinary studies in Accounting Ethics and Goverance, Financial Reporting, Corporate Social Reporting, Risk Mangement, Corproate Finance.

Duration
Full-time - 1 1/2 years
Part-time - 2 years

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AC950

Doctor of Philosophy (Accounting) - AC950

Programme Details
This programme started in May 2002. This programme aims to develop quality skills in conducting an academic research with a goal to make a significant contribution to the relevant body of knowledge as well as practice. Students may register either for full-time or 4-6 years part-time. Each student is assigned at least one supervisor who is a member of the University's academic staff.

All research students are required to attend a weekly research methodology training sessions for the first two semesters.

Entry Requirements
Master's degree in Accountancy or relevant fields fom UiTM or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the UiTM Senate; or A candidate applying for admission is required to submit a research proposal in the proposed area of study.

All PhD candidates must show evidence that they have successfully completed the dissertation component during their Masters programme. Title of dissertation, abstracts and table of contents are to be submitted together with the application form.

Research Areas
Research degree students may choose among the following areas to conduct their research:
Auditing, Accounting Information System, Corporate Governance, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Public Sector Accounting, Taxation, Forensic Accounting, Inter-disciplinary studies in Accounting Ethics and Governance, Financial Reporting, Corporate Social Reporting, Risk Management, Corporate Finance.

Duration
Full-time - 3 years
Part-time - 4-6 years

FURTHER INFORMATION

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