De Montfort University: Forensic Accounting (Applied) MSc

InstitutionDe Montfort University View institution profile
Department Business and Law View department profile
Web dmu.ac.uk/masters
Email bal@dmu.ac.uk
Telephone 0116 257 7458
Study type Taught

Summary

Overview 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.

You have the option to study this course for 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.

Key Features

  • The course offers exemption from the Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants' examinations and, for students who have the required three years' practical experience, serves as a direct entry route to the Certified Professional Forensic Accountant certification.

  • All key staff are members of the Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants (ICFA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. This is an endorsement of the high-quality teaching we provide, and further emphasises the alignment of the work of the department within the profession.

  • Specialise in forensic accounting. This course is an opportunity for accountants, auditors, allied professionals and other practitioners seeking theoretical depth and practical insights into fraud investigation and litigation support.

  • The two-year option offers the chance to engage in a three-month internship, to apply your knowledge in real-world situations.

Master of Science - MSc (PG)

De Montfort University
Business and Law 




The Faculty of Business and Law at De Montfort University (DMU) offers a wide range of industry-aligned postgraduate courses. Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning, our courses aim to provide you with a platform to enhance your career prospects. Within the Faculty there are two Schools: 

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