Master of Business Administration in Internal Auditing

Course Description

This course is designed to expose students to the basics of auditing. At the end of the course, Students will be able to distinguish between Internal and External Auditing, statutory and non-statutory, financial, and operating auditing, limitation of auditing and expectation gap, and acquire knowledge concerning the development of Internal Auditing; ethics and accountability, internal controls and risk management; the Internal Audit role; the audit approach and setting the audit strategy; field work and reporting.

Programme objective

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 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 catalyst for checks and balances to maximize the value of firms. The programme will also prepare graduates towards professional Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification or its affiliated qualifications.

Target Audience:

Corporate Accounting Executives, Practicing 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:  Two Academic Years

Available Sessions: Regular, Evening and Weekend

Entry Requirements:

Prospective applicants to the above MBA programmes must have a bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Lower Division in Accounting and/or Finance/Auditing or an equivalent relevant, recognised chartered professional certificate in Accounting or related field.

Applicants with Third Class in Business/Finance/Account or related fields will be required to go through screening and selection interview.