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MSc Financial Crime Investigation
Starting 12 September 2022
Application Deadline 30th August 2022
Starting 12 September 2022

Application Deadline 30th August 2022

A Financial Crime Investigation course investigating patterns, trends and criminal behaviour associated with financial crime

Online distance learning course tutored by experts in financial crime



Join at PGCert, PGDip or MSc level to fit your time and financial needs - with opportunities to upgrade to higher levels

Masters in Financial Crime Investigation

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Understanding Terrorist Finance
  • Module 2 - Financial Investigation
  • Module 3 - Countering Fraud and Corruption
  • Module 4 - International Financial Crime and Security
  • Module 5 - Research Methods
  • Module 6 - Intelligence Sharing and Cooperation
  • Module 7 - Fraud Examination
  • Module 8 - Financial Crime Investigation Dissertation

What you'll learn

  • Understanding patterns, trends and criminal behaviour associated with financial crime.
  • Investigate the ever-changing development of fraud strategy and risk management in financial crime to successfully counter criminal behaviour and reduce vulnerability.
  • Obtain a detailed understanding of the techniques, law and ethical boundaries and opportunities for optimal intelligence and information collection relating to those key areas.
  • Deepen your knowledge by exploring a wider range of topics including fraud examination, the elicitation of intelligence, counter fraud and corruption, underpinning legislation, oversight mechanisms, intelligence sharing and analysis.
  • Broaden your understanding of the main conceptual and theoretical debates within the discipline of financial crime investigation and then apply them to current issues at a local, national and global level.
  • Explore the concept of ‘Financial Crime Investigation’ and some justifications for the increasing scrutiny and sanctions on international financial markets.

When does it start and how long is the course?

We offer for 2022 two start dates for the academic year (January and September). 

The programme must be completed within: 

  • PGCert: 11 months 
  • PGDip: 22 months 
  • MSc: 27 months

How is the course assessed?

  • To successfully complete the course you must pass each module. 
  • Assessment will all be online with primarily written assignments and inclusion of some research tasks 
  • You will also be expected to participate in the virtual learning environment with tutors and fellow students. 
  • There will be no examinations requiring attendance at a venue.

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  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge
  • Save money – no additional travel or accommodation costs