MPhil Accounting Sciences Fraud Risk Management (Coursework)

By | January 5, 2021

MPhil Accounting Sciences Fraud Risk Management (Coursework)

Programme Information

Due to capacity constraints, there are not an intake of new students for every degree every year. It remains the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the degree they wish to apply for, will indeed be offered. In addition to the fields of specialisation, options are offered under the various specialisation fields, eg MPhil Accounting Sciences with an option in Fraud Risk Management, which enables the candidate to make a selection and expand specific focus areas within the existing fields of specialisation.

Admission Requirements

  • CA(SA) or
  • CTA or
  • BCom Honours degree in Accounting Sciences or equivalent
  • A candidate may be refused admission to a master’s degree by the head of the department if he/she does not comply with the standard of competence in the subject as determined by the department – with the proviso that a candidate who does not comply with the required level of competence, may be admitted, provided that he/she completes additional study assignments and/or examinations.
  • The head of department concerned may set additional admission requirements.
  • Specific departments have specific requirements for admission.
  • The number of students will be determined in line with the growth strategy of the University of Pretoria as approved by the Executive.
  • Allowance will be made for the diversity profile of students.
  • A completed Postgraduate Diploma in Economic and Management Sciences (07220026) can also be considered for admission to the Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship.

MPhil Accounting Sciences Fraud Risk Management (Coursework)

Additional Requirements

  1. A candidate may be refused admission to a master’s degree by the head of the department if he/she does not comply with the standard of competence in the subject as determined by the department – with the proviso that a candidate who does not comply with the required level of competence, may be admitted, provided that he/she completes additional study assignments and/or examinations.
  2. The head of department concerned may set additional admission requirements.
  3. Specific departments have specific requirements for admission.
  4. The number of students will be determined in line with the growth strategy of the University of Pretoria as approved by the Executive.
  5. Allowance will be made for the diversity profile of students.
  6. A completed Postgraduate Diploma in Economic and Management Sciences can also be considered for admission to the Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship.

Other programme-specific information

  1. A number of short courses on an NQF level 8 are being offered by the Unit for Forensic Accounting within the Department of Auditing which could hold articulation possibilities towards the postgraduate programmes offered by the Unit.
  2. The programme is presented by means of the Web and five (5) day contact sessions. For the Research methodology module (FRM 809) a two (2) day contact session will be held. Attendance of these contact sessions is compulsory.

Articulation and accreditation (For short courses completed at NQF LEVEL 8 at CE@UP)
Candidates who have completed a corresponding short course at CE@UP at a NQF level 8, may articulate towards the MPhil (Fraud Risk Management) and will receive 15 credits in respect of the equivalent module offered in the MPhil (Fraud Risk Management) degree programme.
Articulation is only possible where the following requirements have been met:

  • The candidate must have obtained at least a final mark of 60% in the corresponding short course.
  • The candidate must have completed the corresponding short course within a period of 3 (three) years before date of enrolment for the MPhil (Fraud Risk Management).

 

MPhil Accounting Sciences Fraud Risk Management (Coursework)

Faculty Enquiries
Economic and Management Sciences  Ignatius Dire  +27 (0)12 420 5278 ignatious.dire@up.ac.za
Alta Erasmus +27 (0) 12 420 3062 alta.erasmus@up.ac.za