MSc Financial Crime and Compliance in Digital Societies (top-up)

Gain the digital edge in financial crime and compliance.

Enrol now for September 2024

Course details

This executive master’s degree offered by the University of Manchester is exclusively available to those who hold an ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma.

  • Gain leading and up-to-date knowledge – benefit from the reputation of the University's Department of Criminology and be at the forefront of financial crime and fraud research
  • Transform your business operations – enhance your knowledge and turn science into practice to drive corporate strategy, policy and processes
  • Build a global network – meet your international peers, academics and subject experts

What will I learn?

  • Develop a theoretical and conceptual toolkit for determining the most plausible explanations for risk, threats and transgressions, inside and outside your business
  • Recognise the complexity and multiplex nature of the business world, within which regulatory and governance problems, and financial crime risks, occur
  • Gain knowledge of how to interact with regulators and enforcement authorities, including information sharing and self-reporting of internal failures
  • Acquire advanced-level knowledge on business risks and opportunities related to digital trust and digital security
  • Obtain expertise on the range and nature of insider and outsider financial crime risks in relation to people, technologies, data and information, and be able to develop strategies for mitigation and development for specific cyber-security incidents

Course format

  • Duration: 12 months, part-time
  • Delivery: Online with three practical masterclasses (in-person or online)
  • Workload: Approx 20 hours per week

Is this course right for me?

This course is exclusively available to those who already hold an ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma.