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Forensic Accountancy, BCom

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Mankoeng, South Africa
Forensic Accountancy from North-West University (NWU) helps students be involved in the prevention, detection and investigation of commercial crimes (such as fraud, corruption and money laundering). 
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Overview

Forensic Accountancy from North-West University (NWU) helps students gain skills and knowledge in accounting, criminal- and civil law, investigations and IT. Investigations can include regulatory investigations (money laundering and bribery), criminal and civil investigations, as well as strategies to prevent and detect commercial crimes such as fraud risk assessments and forensic data analytics. 

Careers

  • Private practice

  • Internal forensic divisions at corporates (banks, insurance, etc.)

  • Government institutions and regulatory bodies

  • Forensic divisions of auditing, consulting or legal firms

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accountancy, Auditing, Tax and supportive modules on the level of Chartered Accountancy;

  • Law modules (e.g. Criminal Law, Law of Criminal and Civil Procedure, Law of Evidence, Labour Law);

  • Forensic investigative modules

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • APS: 36
  • Mathematics: Level 5 (60%) 
  • A Language: Level 5 (60%)
  • South Africans must first successfully complete the SANSC (South African National Senior Certificate) examinations. 
  • All students who are either completing or have completed their schooling outside of South Africa and / or through an alternate educational system must ascertain whether they have also earned “matriculation exemption”. In this regard, the SAMB regulates admission to first degree studies by ensuring all students who did not complete a SANSC but who have an equivalent university entrance qualification, comply with the requisite criteria. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Off-Campus Students - 7740 R

Living costs for Mankoeng

  • 7630 - 10640 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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