What will I learn?

Course summary

In this course, you will 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.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in: accounting-related professions; financial fraud detection; accountancy; finance or accounting management; financial controlling; financial analysis; financial consultancy; research or education; career development in the police, legal and penal professions.

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,905.00 (US$ 17,988) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020, January 2021

Venue

City Campus

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate taught programmes: a first degree or professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to degree standard; an HND or higher education diploma with substantial work experience in an appropriate field; successful completion of a recognised pre-master’s course. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

For international students

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. Students whose first language is not English need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

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About this uni

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses