This course will enhance your accounting, finance or business-related skills and develop your career prospects in forensic accounting roles with organisations worldwide. It is designed to further students’ undergraduate business studies. While you will become familiar with all the following areas of forensic accounting, you will develop a deeper, specialist knowledge in one.
•Specialise in forensic accounting This course enhances specialist knowledge and expertise for accountants, auditors and allied professionals and caters to professional practitioners seeking theoretical depth •You may progress on to PhD level You will develop research skills that will enable you to move on to study at a PhD level •Participate in contests We actively seek and partner in innovative learning experiences, for example, the ‘White-Collar Hacking Contest’ run by the Technical University of Munich •Boost your employability potential More than 96% of our graduate students are in further education or full-time employment six months after completing their course (DLHE 2015/16) Gain practical experience in a variety of areas in Forensic Accounting by studying the new Digital Forensics Principles and Practice module
Teaching and assessment
Modules include formal lectures, tutorials, workshops, and interactive sessions.
Fraud Examination and Investigation Investment Valuation Research Methods Financial Crime and Law Internal Control and Audit Digital Forensics Principles and Practice
Elective taught modules may include:
Risk Management Investment Fraud Corporate Governance Strategic and Financial Decision Making
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.
The Department of Accounting and Finance has a strong work-related bias, offering professional, postgraduate and undergraduate courses. You will develop an advanced understanding of accounting and finance issues for the private and public sectors, both nationally and internationally, enhancing your career prospects with key financial skills sought after by many organisations.