Niger Delta University (NDU), Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria in collaboration with Uniworld Professional Training Academy (UPTA), USA and endorsed by the renowned International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals (IICFIP), USA is offering the “Advance Diploma in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation” programme.
The programme is designed to deliver to the students the 21st century requisite knowledge and analytical skills that will enable them manage contemporary problems and challenges related to fraud or white-collar crimes, corruption, non-compliance with statutory provisions and ethical irregularities in corporate organisations and public institutions.
With this collaborative effort, Niger Delta University (NDU) has joined the global community in the promotion of professional efficiency and excellence in forensic investigations aimed at combating white-collar crimes and corporate corruption.
PROGRAMME DURATION: The programme is of nine (9) months duration made up of three (3) Semesters each starting from March to November every year.
LECTURES: Classes will take place on Saturdays from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm in the State-of-the- Arts air-conditioned Lecture Rooms and ICT Laboratories of the Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) of Niger Delta University. The usual classroom teachings and interactive sessions will be supported by webcasts. Our lecturers are mostly scholar practitioners drawn from diverse backgrounds, and specially selected from the University and UPTA, USA.
CERTIFICATION: The programme is a three-fold, which encompass professional certification, professional validation and occupational enhancement certification programme. Students in the programme are expected to complete 30 Credit units of courses to graduate from the programme. On completion of the programme, students will be awarded the following professional qualifications by their respective institutions:
1. Advance Professional Diploma in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation Certificate by Niger Delta University.
2. Certificate of Professional Proficiency by UPTA, USA.
3. Certified Forensic Investigation Professional Certificate by IICFIP, USA.
TARGET AUDIENCE: The following persons are eligible to apply for this programme: People with diverse backgrounds working in corporate bodies and public institutions as well as undergraduate students with any academic or professional certificate(s) obtained from recognised educational institutions and professional bodies.
HOW TO APPLY NDU-UPTA ADVANCED DIPLOMA ADMISSION FORM.
Applicants are required to download and fill the Application Form. A non-refundable Application fee of Seven thousand naira (#7,000) only is payable to the following Niger Delta University account:
Name of Bank: Diamond Bank Plc. Name of Account: NDU-DIR OF CONSULT ENTREP RSRSCH AND DEV Account Number: 0016405995.
Instruction: Completed Application Form and the Bank Payment Receipt or Teller should be scaned and forwarded to the following email addresses:
TUTION FEES: The Tuition fee for the programme is #100,000 per semester of three months or #300,000 for nine (9) months duration of the programme.