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Introduction to Forensic Accounting


Introduction to Forensic Accounting The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. Forensic Accounting. In an ideal world, the role of the Forensic Accountant would be redundant. Businesses without exception would operate in a manner where fraud and financial crimes in general were out of the equation. Unfortunately, this isn’t the reality of the world we know. As such, the need for qualified and capable Forensic Accountants is both strong and constant. Businesses all over the world rely on the skills, knowledge and confidence of Forensic Accountants every day. From identifying minor discrepancies to tackling fraud at the highest level, their role is one of extreme responsibility. Nevertheless, Forensic Accountancy can be uniquely rewarding and satisfying, for the right candidates. Forensic Accounting Explore the fascinating world of the professional Forensic Accountant with this inspiring tutorial. Study a brief history of fraud and the anti-fraud profession, along with various types of fraud and investigative processes. Learn how to conduct an effective investigation, find out what the Forensic Accountant does on a day-to-day basis and begin building a deeper understanding of financial crime and fraud-prevention.

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Forensic Accounting An introduction


  • Identify Fraud and types of Fraud
  • Discuss the history of Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting
  • Discuss different types of investigations and investigation planning

Programme Content


  • Brief History of Fraud and the Antifraud Profession
  • What Is Fraud?
  • Types of Investigation
  • Conducting an Investigation
  • Forensic Accountants, Fraud Auditors and Financial Auditors

Course Benefits:

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials

Course Material

All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a course with Brentwood Open Learning College you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.