Diploma in Forensic Accounting and Investigation

Format: Virtual learning  more info
CPD hours: See below more info
Assessment: 2 home assignments & 1 exam more info
Price: See below more info

Start date: 24 February 2021
Venue: Online 
Duration: 6 months

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Course overview

By completing the Diploma in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation, you will gain core skills to work as a Forensic Accountant and to act as an expert witness. The programme will equip you to lead investigations internally or externally and attracts internal auditors, corporate financiers and risk managers as well as forensic practitioners.

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Entry Requirements

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of finance and business professionals including accountants.

Applications are welcomed from:

  • Members of Chartered Accountants Ireland or another recognised professional body e.g. ICAS, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, and ICAEW
  • Holders of a degree at Level 8 (on the NFQ) or equivalent qualification
  • Those with relevant experience in finance, business or another field

Course fees

Fees are fully-inclusive and will cover: registration, course materials, tuition fees and exam fees.

Chartered Accountants Ireland Member €2,695
Other professionals €2,995

How you study

The Diploma in Forensic Accounting Fraud Investigations is delivered through a blend of distance learning, self-study and online webinars. Online sessions and programme assessments are all conducted through a virtual learning environment. 


The programme is assessed through a mix of two home assignments and a final exam.

CPD Hours

This programme offers structured and unstructured CPD hours contact time. The exact number of hours that can be claimed as CPD will vary for each individual depending on time expended and the requirements of their professional body.