Forensic Accounting Professional Diploma Level 5

Online Forensic Accounting Diploma Professional Accounting course Endorsed by ABC Awards

Brentwood Open learning College


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320 Hours
Level 5 Diploma Forensic Accounting (Certificate of Achievement)
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Forensic Accounting Professional Diploma Level 5

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement. Explore the extraordinary world of forensic accountancy, with this advanced Level 5 Forensic Accounting Diploma. Study the everyday duties of the professional forensic accountant, along with a series of effective techniques for detecting financial fraud, the importance and the mechanics of preventing fraud from occurring, evidence gathering techniques, how to work as a member of a forensic accountancy team and the impact cyber-crime has had on modern society. Study Forensic Accounting Diploma in your own time and at your own pace for a recognised Forensic Accounting Diploma, boosting your CV and career prospects for life!

Our exclusive Forensic Accounting Diploma instills learners with the knowledge, skills and confidence required to pursue rewarding careers in high-level fraud-detection and prevention.


Level 5 Diploma Forensic Accounting (Certificate of Achievement)
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Forensic Accounting Professional Diploma Level 5

Careers in forensic accountancy focus on the detection and prevention of financial fraud. Qualified forensic accountants play a key role at the heart of both private and public-sector organisations all over the world. In an era where fraud represents an ever-growing threat for companies at all levels, the skills and talents of the capable forensic accountant have never been in greater demand. Master the art of detecting and preventing financial fraud, for the opportunity to carve out a successful and rewarding career for life!

Course Benefits

When studying for a endorsed Forensic Accounting Diploma with Brentwood Open Learning College, every learner benefits from:

  1. The most comprehensive introduction to the Forensic Accountancy profession, along with its role and importance in a wider business context.
  2. Flexible online learning with absolutely no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about – study in your own time and at your own pace.
  3. No geographical restrictions – our courses are open to ambitious candidates on a global basis.
  4. Full 24/7 access to our exclusive digital learning platform and comprehensive support from your personally-assigned tutor.
  5. The opportunity to study at home for an internationally-recognized forensic accountancy qualification that could transform your career.

Learning Objectives

This advanced Forensic Accounting Diploma covers every essential practical skill and theoretical concept the learner must master to join this highly-competitive industry. Upon completion of the course, candidates will have the opportunity to pursue professional positions in key areas of forensic accountancy, or begin establishing their own consultancies from scratch. Ultimately, the objective of the course is to assist learners with their transition from enthusiastic newcomer to fully-qualified and employed professional.

Over the Forensic Accounting Diploma course of 12 intensive modules, candidates explore the primary responsibilities and daily duties of the working forensic accountant. A range of crucial fraud-detection methods are investigated, along with effective evidence-gathering techniques, the growing threat cyber-crime poses to organisations at all levels and the importance of proactive fraud-prevention. The course also covers the role of the forensic accountant as part of a wider fraud-prevention team.

Upon successful completion of this Forensic Accounting Diploma course, candidates take away the most essential industry-specific skills, talents and knowledge including:

  • A detailed understanding of the forensic accountancy profession
  • How Forensic Accountants protect businesses from loss and damage
  • Advanced understanding of common fraud techniques/patterns
  • An understanding of the mindset and psychology of the fraudster
  • Extensive knowledge of investigative and evidence-gathering processes
  • The confidence to build and present a case upon detection of fraud
  • Advanced knowledge of cyber-crime and related technology issues
  • The opportunity to step into a professional position for the first time

Course Outline

This advanced yet accessible Forensic Accountancy Diploma is delivered across 12 intensive modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Comprehensive support and guidance will be provided by your personally-assigned tutor throughout your studies.

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Forensic Accounting
  • Module 2 - Crime and Economy
  • Module 3 - Psychology of The Fraudster
  • Module 4 - Fraud Detection Techniques
  • Module 5 - The Investigative Process
  • Module 6 - Gathering Evidence
  • Module 7 - Obtaining & Evaluating Non-Financial Evidence
  • Module 8 - Interviewing Financially Sophisticated Witnesses
  • Module 9 - Fraud Risk Assessment
  • Module 10 - Fraud Prevention
  • Module 11 - Computer Crimes
  • Module 12 - Working in A Forensic Team

Who is this course for?

Forensic Accounting Professional Diploma Level 5

Our endorsed Forensic Accounting Diploma is suitable for newcomers to the industry and existing members of the workforce alike. Whether looking to climb the career ladder or exploring an entirely new profession for the first time, a recognised qualification from endorsed awarding body could make all the difference. From accountancy workers seeking a new challenge to business owners overseeing their own loss-prevention duties to future entrepreneurs, this exclusive Forensic Accountancy Diploma is packed with extraordinary insights.

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We specialise in dynamic, accessible and affordable distance learning opportunities that are open to candidates on a global basis. Study in your own time and at your own pace, with the ongoing support of your own personally-assigned tutor from start to finish. All course materials are provided as standard and our innovative digital learning platform can be accessed on a 24/7 basis from anywhere with an Internet connection.

With the help of Brentwood Open Learning College, a fulfilling and financially-rewarding career in forensic accountancy could be right at your fingertips!


Forensic Accounting Professional Diploma Level 5

There is no particular entry requirement for Forensic Accounting Diploma. We do not ask for any previous qualification or experience. Students of all age and academic background can enrol on this Forensic Accounting Diploma course.

*Note: This course is offered on special discounted price on REED only and does not include awarding body accreditation charges. At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £129 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Career path

Forensic Accounting Professional Diploma Level 5

Upon successful completion of our Forensic Accounting Diploma,candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • External Auditor
  • Financial Assurance Manager
  • Financial Assurance Specialist
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Senior Budget Analyst
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Senior General Audit Manager
  • Tax Specialist

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