This executive Master’s degree offered by the University of Manchester is exclusively available to those who hold an ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in either Governance, Risk and Compliance or Financial Crime Compliance.
- Gain leading and up-to-date knowledge – benefit from the University’s Department of Criminology reputation 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.
This 12-month, part time, blended top-up course is delivered via a mix of online content and three-day practical masterclasses, three times a year, and allows you to study at your own pace. The masterclasses will take place in Manchester, UK but will be streamed or recorded for those unable to attend.
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 ab le to develop strategies for mitigation and development for specific cyber-security incidents.
Gain the digital edge in financial crime and compliance.
As digital technologies and systems advance, so do the nature and organisation of financial crime and compliance risks for business. In the face of increasingly sophisticated financial crime concerns, such as illicit finance, corruption and fraud within digital societies and economies, it is crucial to be equipped with the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to understand and respond to these challenges.
The top-up MSc in Financial Crime and Compliance in Digital Societies has been created with these issues firmly at the forefront. This part-time flexible, blended master’s has been developed with the ICA ensuring that students build on their expertise with the latest global standards to combat evolving digital threats.
This course is assessed via mixture of written coursework (e.g. short essay or reflective contributions) and online tasks (i.e. quizzes, short reflections and analyses on the content of the weekly session).
Students must have successfully completed the ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Crime Compliance or the ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance.