Taught course

Forensic Accounting

Institution
De Montfort University · De Montfort University
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should have a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in a business, accounting, finance, banking or economics-related subject or you should have passed ACCA F1-F9. English Language requirements If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will enhance your accounting, finance or business-related skills and develop your career prospects in forensic accounting roles with organisations worldwide. It is designed to further students’ undergraduate business studies. While you will become familiar with all the following areas of forensic accounting, you will develop a deeper, specialist knowledge in one.

  • Specialise in forensic accounting
    This course enhances specialist knowledge and expertise for accountants, auditors and allied professionals and caters to professional practitioners seeking theoretical depth
  • You may progress on to PhD level
    You will develop research skills that will enable you to move on to study at a PhD level
  • Participate in contests
    We actively seek and partner in innovative learning experiences, for example, the ‘White-Collar Hacking Contest’ run by the Technical University of Munich
  • Boost your employability
    95% of Business and Law postgraduates are in employment or further education within 6 months of completing their course (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, 2014/15)
  • Gain practical experience in a variety of areas in Forensic Accounting by studying the new Digital Forensics Principles and Practice module

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,000
International students
£12,200

At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study. We are proud to currently offer two scholarships.

Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship
Up to 50 per cent of tuition fees offered to Home/EU DMU alumni for students who wish to continue their studies at DMU by enrolling on a Postgraduate taught course. For more information visit our Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship page.

Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship
Up to £6,000 worth of support available to full-time UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students, starting in September 2016. For more information visit our Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Business & Law
Email
bal@dmu.ac.uk
Phone
0116 250 6070
Fax
+44 (0) 116 250 6255