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Forensic Accounting

On this course, through the application of professional forensic accounting tools, models, techniques and knowledge, you will gain a comprehensive range of skills covering the three core areas of forensic accounting such as litigation support, expert witnessing and fraud examination. You'll learn to apply your specialised accounting skills in a range of areas including business valuation, assessment of economic damages, proceeds of crime, fraud and money laundering.

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent qualification and/or equivalent professional experience. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

You will study a total of five units which consider a range of exciting topics such as corporate integrity and management control, fraud and forensic analysis, cybercrime and interviewing and testimony. You will learn how to investigate a case, gather evidence, prepare expert reports and provide evidence. The course then concludes with your dissertation where you'll have the flexibility to specialise in an area of your choice such as fraud examination, litigation consulting or expert witnessing to name a few.
Modules include: Financial analysis and modelling; expert witnessing and dispute resolution; financial forensics and investigation; financial crime and the law; dissertation.

Assessment methods

You are assessed in a variety of ways to reflect the individual topics. Our approaches to learning, assessment and feedback are varied and constructive, to help you build the personal management and employability skills that are essential for a fulfilling career. We use a combination of teaching methods from lectures, seminars and tutorials to student presentations and activity-based case studies. We are committed to best practice in learning and encourage group participation promoting discussion and debate in a friendly yet, challenging class environment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 14,000 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,200 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 4,670 (Year 1) International 30 30 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 3,070 (Year 1) Home/EU 30 30 Months

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