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Master in Fraud Protection


In recent years the nature of fraud has changed and the impact of information technology means that there are now opportunities to commit fraud that did not exist in the past.

Our MA program aims to fill a gap where professional financial fraud is examined from different viewpoints including financial fraud, accounting fraud and banking fraud. It will provide students with an understanding of what motivates fraud and how to detect it. The student not only obtain theoretical skills, but will also obtain practical skills and an awareness of the limitations of the theory that he is being taught.

This Program will provide the students with the necessary skills to properly manage the process of investigating fraud and to create a counter fraud culture within organizations.

The courses take an innovative, case-study led approach to learning, incorporating practical elements to provide you with simulated industry experience based on a real case study, which runs throughout the course. With input from industry The student will also have the opportunity to practice investigation skills as well as to think critically and holistically at a management level.

Our Program is designed for graduates and professionals both within and outside the counter fraud industry looking to enhance their understanding of the management of the fraud investigation process, the student will be given the opportunity to explore areas of fraud in greater depth.



Fraud Protection Program's Goals

  1. Strengthen the students understanding of contemporary and evolving fraud management practices.
  2. Develop the students’ understanding of international laws and regulations governing fraud.
  3. Provide students with the ability to apply knowledge of accounting, finance and risk management effectively to detect and prevent fraud.
  4. Improve students’ knowledge of technology securing organizational data and the techniques used to strengthen information security and cybersecurity.
  5. Provide students with the skills to investigate complex fraud by analyzing organizational data. 
  6. Strengthen students’ capacity to engage in fraud and risk management research and to communicate findings effectively. 
  7. Instill within the students an understanding of their legal and professional responsibility and ethical obligations when investigating questions of fraud.



  • Demonstrate knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of fraud managers and the in challenges of detecting and preventing fraud in the current business environment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using accounting, financial and risk management tools and techniques to investigate and detect fraud.
  • Employ analytical skills to evaluate organizational data and investigate anomalies that indicate the presence of fraud.
  • Use appropriate software and information systems to enhance information security and cybersecurity and prevent cyber-attacks.
  • Employ critical thinking to analyze the strength of internal controls and risk management practices and propose improvements.
  • Develop ability to clearly present and communicate complex fraud and risk management findings.
  • Exhibit leadership skills and a high standard of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of the legal, ethical and regulatory responsibilities of organizations.


Careers of Graduates

The master's degree program prepares graduates for executive-level positions in many fraud and finance based careers. They can become:

- Fraud examiners and investigators
- Auditors
- Insurance field
- Compliance officers
- Fraud prevention 
- Financial analysts

Students with this degree have many options because they appeal to private and corporate companies, banks and the government.