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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme is also available as an online distance learning course, which provides high quality learning and teaching combined with flexible study.

Our team are experts in: conducting and leading financial investigations, presenting evidence in court, teaching and training in the field and advising governments on financial investigation policy.

Course 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.

Why study with us

  • Our course team have many years of practical experience in criminal investigation, fraud and financial investigation.
  • We’re the largest provider of higher education in this area in the UK and our specialist facilities and resources are second to none.
  • We’ll teach you to analyse a problem involving the specific aspects of financial crime, then design and implement a suitable solution and present complex information.

Learning and assessment

Our learning objective is to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to operate as a financial investigator in law enforcement or compliance arenas.

We’ll develop your critical thinking skills in the investigation of financial crime, and your analytical skills when it comes to the principles, practices and techniques of investigation in financial crime cases.

We’ll develop your competence in research methods and the presentation of information.

We’ll develop your skills in solving complex problems, both independently and as a team member. You’ll come away with the confidence to make decisions in financial crime investigations.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    117 53%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.62 92%



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