Taught course

Forensic Accounting

Sheffield Hallam University · Forensics

Entry requirements

Normally students must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field. If you don’t have a degree you may be considered if you have at least five years’ professional experience. You also need two appropriate references.

If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Places are limited but there is no discrimination against any group or individual on the grounds of ethnic origin, nationality, gender, disability, marital status, sexuality, political or religious belief. We may ask you for an interview before admissions are finalised. International students may be interviewed by telephone or e-mail.

Months of entry


Course content

Gain insight into forensic accounting on a course which covers the two main subject areas of investigations and dispute advisory services. You increase your knowledge of legal framework as it relates to the law of evidence, and choose from a range of modules covering other forensic related areas such as financial analysis.

  • Prepare for an accounting career focused on detecting and preventing financial fraud.
  • Gain a thorough knowledge of criminal law as it pertains to accounting.
  • Understand the fundamentals of forensic accounting, with core modules such as forensic accounting and electronic crime.
  • Specialise with a module choice designed to suit your area of interest.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at: International

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit Scholarships, discounts and bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions Office
0114 225 5555