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Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing

2 years
Part time
Diploma / certificate
On campus
July 2020
65,000 ZAR

Program description

Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing

The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing aims to deliver learners who will be able to render a professional internal auditing service as internal audit managers and or consultants to all types of organisations, including private companies, public companies, government and auditing or consultation firms.

The program will equip learners with a well-rounded advanced knowledge of the professional practice of internal auditing as well as the competency to manage internal audit activities and perform internal audit assurance and consulting engagements. More specifically, the qualification will equip the learner with specialised knowledge in Internal Auditing, Information Technology (IT) Governance and Auditing, Fraud Risk Management, Business Governance, Ethics and Strategy, Performance Management and Risk Management.

Admission requirements

An appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree. The qualification should at least include accounting and/or auditing modules to the third year level.

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Program content

Compulsory modules:

  • Internal audit essentials
  • Management and consulting
  • Ethics and governance
  • Fraud and Forensics
  • Risk-based internal auditing
  • Assurance engagement and standards
  • Information Technology (IT) auditing
  • Business Communication Skills for Internal Auditors

Tuition fees

57,600 ZAR per annum



The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing; HEQSF level 8 - the same level as an honours degree.

Learning outcomes

  • Conduct an internal audit of a business or institution, rendering a professional service.
  • Write a meaningful report on an internal audit or related project.
  • Solve complex problems while functioning efficiently as part of a group or team.
  • Identify and address ethical issues within a given scenario.

Career opportunities

Candidates completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing will be able to further pursue the Professional Internal Auditor (PIA) designation offered by the IIA South Africa as well as the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), which is an international designation, offered by the IIA Global. They will be able to fulfil capacities such as Chief Internal Auditor, Internal Audit Manager and Internal Audit Supervisors in the public and or private sector, either with in-house internal audit activities or as consultants. Due to their qualifications and the diverse business knowledge and experience gained while working as internal auditors, such individuals often take on management positions in other organisational departments/divisions.

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About this institute


Earn an internationally relevant degree in South Africa

Monash South Africa (MSA) was founded in 2001 and is located on a 100 hectare site in Ruimsig, north-west of Johannesburg, in the province of Gauteng. Since 2019 MSA became a leading brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) and is...

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144 Peter Rd, Ruimsig
1725 Roodepoort Johannesburg
South Africa

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