Forensic Accounting

Discover the compelling field of forensic accounting.

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Key Facts

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Degree

MSc (Hons) Forensic Accounting

Degree Duration

15 months :

1 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course

18 months :

2 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

September

Degree Overview

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 investigations and give expert testimony and litigation support for public and private sector organisations.

Learn about accounting scandals and incidences of fraud, and find out how they can be detected, prevented and deterred, with a study of the legal environment in which forensic accounting operates. Discover digital forensics, including how to investigate digital artefacts, and find out how recent corporate failures in the UK, Italy and the USA have led to conversations about the role of corporate governance and corporate social responsibilities.

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

DMU offers opportunities to design your own course through combining core and optional modules, enabling you to design your own personal pathway

The Research Methods and Dissertation module in blocks five and six will enable you to develop research in a specialist area of forensic accounting.

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.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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International Student Fees

You can find the applicable international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees (2024-25)
International Foundation Certificate From £16,195
International Year Zero (IYZ) From £13,700.00
International Year One (IY1) From £16,195
International Second Year From £16,195
Pre-Master’s (PM) From £10,600.00
Please note: There is an additional administration fee payable to Oxford International. Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for your degree course continued at De Montfort University

Scholarships at DMUIC

Oxford International offers a number of scholarship opportunities for students applying for an academic course under the Core Scholarship. The scholarships are targeted at different regions around the world, awards range from partial contribution towards tuition fees to awards covering part or full pathway course fees at the international college.

Please note you’ll have to apply for the Core Scholarship and only a selection of students will be awarded.  For more information on the scholarships we offer to international students please contact us.

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Applying is easy. Complete the online application form and follow the instructions. If you have any queries please contact us.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sports, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

De Montfort University is one of the top universities in Leicester and is ranked 5 Stars in QS World University Rankings 2024.

 

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