MBA in Internal Auditing

The Master of Business Administration in Internal Auditing is designed to meet high level academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy. The curriculum places much emphasis on understanding the concepts and approaches to audit, investigations, assurance services, consulting services and on developing skills to apply to the underlying concepts and approaches to professional services.

The purpose of the programme is to equip graduates with practical knowledge in internal auditing to develop, implement, evaluate and improve institutions internal controls to serve as a catalyst for checks and balances to maximise the value of firms. The programme will also prepare graduates towards professional Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification or its affiliated qualifications.

Programme Content:

Principles of Internal Auditing, Public Sector Auditing, Conduct of an Audit and Audit Reporting, Information Systems and Fraud, Information Systems Auditing, Managing the Internal Audit Function, Total Quality Management/Quality Improvement Programme, Organisational Behaviour & Management, Fundamentals of Accounting, Information Technology, Corporate Governance, Public Sector Accounting & Regulatory Framework, Financial Management, Communication Skills, Business Statistics and Research Methods, Global Business environment & Managerial Economics, Taxation, Business Process & Enterprise Risk Management, Strategic Management, Internship/Seminar/Practitioners’ Forum, Project Work

Target Audience:

Corporate accounting executives, practising auditors of private and public institutions, managers of financial institutions, executive and partners of audit agencies, audit consultants, as well as aspiring graduate students who want to be more effective in today’s challenging business environment by acquiring an advanced qualification in Internal Auditing are encouraged to apply

Duration: 24 months

Employment Prospects:

Upon completion of the MBA in Internal Auditing programme, participants could be employed as Internal Auditors in financial institutions, academic institutions, non- governmental organisations, corporate bodies, international institutions, international civil service, local government and other related institutions, agencies and departments

Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants seeking admission into the MBA in Internal Auditing must:
  • Have a good first degree from a recognised and accredited university/institution preferably second class lower or better in any discipline or
  • Have relevant recognized full professional qualification (Chartered level) eg. ACCA,CA,ICAG,ICSA,CPA and CIMA or,
  • International applicants with first-degree equivalent and English proficiency can apply for consideration.
Program taught in:
  • English

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