This postgraduate course is taught using a combination of lectures, practicals and self-directed study to understand criminal behaviour in the area of financial investigation. Delivered and taught by experienced academics, former and current financial investigators with specialist knowledge in financial investigation, law and criminal investigation, you’ll enhance both your personal and professional development. Modules include Research skills, Global perspectives on financial investigation, Ethics and accountability, Money laundering, Complex case management, Discovery and recovery of assets and a research project for your Dissertation.
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AND ASSESSMENT
Facilities include a newly built HYDRA Suite, modern teaching rooms, library and student learning zone.
Module assessments are undertaken by means of coursework, workshops, projects, examination and dissertation.
This course is also taught by distance learning.
A range of potential careers are available to those studying the MSc Financial Investigation, including working in the Financial Sector, Compliance, Law Enforcement and the Military.
To equip students with the knowledge and practical skills to operate as a financial investigator in law enforcement or compliance arenas. To develop in students the critical thinking skills required in the investigation of financial crime. To develop analytical skills involving the principles, practices and techniques of investigation in financial crime cases. To develop competence in research methods and the presentation of information. To develop skills in solving complex problems both independently and as a team member. To develop in students the confidence to make decisions in financial crime investigations.