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    Masters of Science in Auditing (MAI)


    Part-Time: (Evening Programme) Eighteen (18) months to 24 months
    Distance Learning: Eighteen (18) months to 24 months.

    Entry requirements

    As a general rule, applicants for Masters Programmes must hold a good first Degree in the relevant field of their desired studies or acceptable professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, ACA, inter alia. However, a tentative separate system of entry requirements may be devised, in the discretion of the Senate, should an exceptionally deserving case of application arise.

    Course Structure

    Stage 1
    1. GBS550 Management Theory and Practice
    2. MAI500 Financial Reporting, Regulations and Analysis
    3. MAI510 International Auditing Standards
    4. MAI520 Audit Process Management and Risk Management
    Stage 2
    1. GBS630 Organisational Behaviour
    2. MAI600 Project Auditing
    3. MAI610 Performance Auditing
    4. MAI620 Operational Auditing
    5. MAI630 Information Systems Auditing
    Stage 3
    1. GBS700 Research Methods
    2. MAI710 Corporate Governance and Legal aspects of auditing
    3. MAI720 Forensic Auditing
    4. MAI730 Public Sector Auditing
    ELECTIVES (Select one):
    1. GBEPM740 Monitoring and Evaluation
    2. MAI740 Information Technology Auditing
    3. MAI750 Money Laundering Prevention and Fraud Investigations
    4. MAI770 Financial Services Auditing
    Stage 4
    1. GBS800 Dissertation