ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering


The challenge of managing transnational and international AML risks is one that demands an internationally ‘joined up’ approach and a common understanding of emerging trends. The ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering helps you develop best practice initiatives and prepares you to face present and future challenges, reducing risk. 

This qualification is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.


Who is this course suitable for?

  • MLROs/MLPOs and their deputies
  • Police and FIU/FCU staff
  • Managers with responsibilities for internal AML controls
  • Risk Managers
  • Individuals who have completed the ICA Certificate in AML or ICA Advanced Certificate in AML (UK or International)
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Company Secretaries

What will you learn?

  • Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) in context
  • Terrorist Financing and Proliferation Financing 
  • Designing a Comprehensive Anti Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing Framework for a Financial Services Business
  • Risk-based Customer Due Diligence, Customer Risk Profiling and Monitoring
  • Governance and Leadership 

Request a copy of the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

  • Sound educational background, e.g. degree or professional qualification in an appropriate discipline
  • Attainment of the ICA Advanced Certificate inAnti Money Laundering (International orUK)
  • Three years relevant work experience

How will you be assessed?

  • 3 x 2,500 - 3,500 word assignments



Access to Chartered Banker

Holders of this Diploma can apply for Chartered Banker through their professional conversion programme


Membership of ICA

In order to study any ICA course you will need to become a member of ICA. The fee for one years Affiliate Membership* is £97, payable to ICA, which includes your assessment and access to invaluable resources that will help with your course, as well as many additional member benefits and services (view the list of membership benefits here).

Once you have successfully completed your Diploma course, you will be eligible to upgrade to a Professional Member (MICA) of ICA and receive even more invaluable member benefits.

What does it cost?

ICA Membership Fee £97 (+VAT)
Course Fee** £3350 (+VAT)
Exam-only course fee*** £2345 (+VAT)





All costs are (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable). 

Prices may differ in countries where the course is priced in local currency. 

**Students currently residing in certain low GDP countries receive a 15% discount on this fee. View list of applicable countries here. 

***This version of the course is only available to experienced practitioners. Please contact us to check your eligibility.


Download syllabus here

Download qualifications framework here

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When and where can I study?

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