Develop the specialist accounting skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in forensic investigation and dispute resolution.
Increase your knowledge of the legal framework as it relates to the law of evidence.
Study a range of modules covering other forensic related areas such as financial analysis and electronic crime.
Access the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners' member resources.
This course will provide you with an insight into forensic accounting and specifically the two main subject areas of investigations and dispute advisory services. You increase your knowledge of the legal framework as it relates to the law of evidence, and undertake a range of modules covering other forensic related areas such as financial analysis and electronic crime.
The modules you undertake allow you to develop an appreciation of forensic accounting work, including the nature and extent of financial crime and financial dispute resolution and then use the theoretical knowledge gained to consider the practical application of such knowledge.
You will develop the ability to research legal cases and present legal argument, consider the investigative process and develop an understanding of the most commonly used major software applications.
You learn through:
tasks and exercises
assessment and feedback
This course prepares you for a career in:
financial fraud detection
finance or accounting management
research or education
career development in the police, legal and penal professions
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
Corporate Governance And Ethics
Forensic Accounting Applications
Methods Of Enquiry: Research And Consultancy In Finance
The Expert Witness In Criminal Litigation
Normally students must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field. If you don-t have a degree you may be considered if you have at least five years- professional accounting experience. You also need two appropriate references. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam.
If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
We may ask you for an interview before admissions are finalised. International students may be interviewed by telephone or e-mail.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country-specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Home: £9,340 for the course
International/EU: £14,460 for the course