Taught course

Forensic Accounting (Applied)

Institution
De Montfort University · Faculty of Business and Law
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in a business, law, accounting, finance, banking or economics-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, equivalent overseas qualification, or an equivalent professional qualification.

Applicants with legal background as well as anyone who has worked in an investigative or counter fraud roles such as police officers, tax personnel’s or managers will be considered on individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Discover the compelling field of forensic accounting. This course covers fraud, financial crime and data analysis procedures – invaluable insight used by professionals in the search for criminal activity in both public and private sector organisations. It will prepare you to conduct fraud investigation and give expert testimony and litigation support for public and private sector organisations.

Learn about accounting scandals and incidences of fraud, and find out how they can be detected, prevented and deterred, with study of the legal environment in which forensic accounting operates. Discover digital forensics, including how to investigate digital artefacts, and find out how recent corporate failures in the UK, Italy and USA have led to conversations about the role of corporate governance and corporate social responsibilities.

You have the option to study this course one year full-time or two years full-time. The opportunity to study over two years will enable you to source, with the help of our dedicated careers team DMU Works and our expert academics, a three-month work experience in the field. Students have taken up placements in areas such as forensic accounting or counter fraud roles and projects, gaining invaluable real-world experience and an edge in the competitive field.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500
International students
£15,100

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions team
Email
enquiry@dmu.ac.uk