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Fraud Investigation Management with Professional Experience MSc

Fraud Investigation Management with Professional Experience MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Crime Prevention Criminal Law

Course type


Course Summary

The Fraud Investigation Management MSc course was developed in association with professionals leading the way in economic crime and fraud investigation in the UK and worldwide. This course is accredited and recognised by Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The MSc Fraud Investigation Management with Professional Experience, is an extended full-time Masters programme with a substantive professional experience component. Within the professional experience modules, students have the option of undertaking an internship with a host organisation or, alternatively, campus-based professional experience. This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will could vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include traditional essay based course work and exams and practical based assessments. All areas of investigation are undergoing a professionalisation process. In addition to vocational qualifications organisations with an investigative role are increasingly looking for employees and candidates with higher level nationally recognised qualifications. It is more and more likely that having relevant higher level qualifications will be an important part of any professional profile including when seeking advancement in a fraud or investigatory career. To prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme. The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


20 months

Start date



Organisational Risk and Profiling
Information and Intelligence Management
Operational and Organisational Learning
Fraud Investigation Management Dissertation
Investigative Skills for Fraud Investigations
Interview Skills for Fraud Investigations
Case Preparation and Presentation of Evidence
Research Methods for Fraud Investigation Management

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in relevant subject such as business, accounting, finance, law, criminology, police/policing. Candidates without formal academic qualifications but with professional training and substantial current fraud management experience will be considered. Applicants must demonstrate in their personal statement an interest and understanding about fraud investigation management.

University information

Coventry University is famed for its top-class student support facilities, including the Jaguar Centre, which was designed specifically to support postgraduate students. Postgraduate courses are offered in an array of subjects like Creative Writing, Social Work, Financial Management, Aerospace Engineering and Psychology. You can gain a postgraduate qualification through teaching, online learning or research. Options include: Certificate...more

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