About Forensic Accounting at Sheffield Hallam University
Forensic study is increasingly popular in universities and a forensic approach is often used in the workplace. This course gives you accounting skills and knowledge related to forensic investigation.
You gain an understanding of the legal issues in forensic study. A third of your study involves improving your knowledge of the legal system. Accounting is always studied in a legal context.
This course gives you a specialist insight into the forensic analysis of financial accounts. Your module choices allow you to tailor your study to areas of interest. Total risk management addresses the design and management of financial information to help reduce the possibility of financial fraud.
The financial regulations and supervision module gives you an insight into the legal framework and working practices around accounting.
These option modules are supported by core modules such as electronic crime. You look at how new media can be exploited in financial fraud and how such actions can be traced.
You also do a dissertation, an extended piece of research which you design and carry out under the direction of an academic tutor.
There are four other forensic courses available. They are all designed to meet a wide range of individual needs and expectations. Each course complements your degree study or previous work experience.