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Financial Investigation and Digital Intelligence

M.Sc.
18 months
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9800 GBP/year
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About

Providing you with a unique approach into financial and digital investigation and intelligence, this MSc in Financial Investigation and Digital Intelligence from University of Derby fosters critical insights into the application of these techniques to contemporary challenges in the field of professional practice.

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Overview

  • Advance your investigative career in the public or private sector
  • Develop the skills you need to apply modern investigative techniques, both financial and digital
  • Respond to the diversity of crime and victimisation with evidence-based policy, research and investigative strategy and tactics
  • Use our practitioner-focused platform to pursue your interests and develop your chosen topic area to produce a novel contribution to the literature and field of practice
  • Engage with a programme that has been designed by practitioners, for practitioners

Careers

The Financial Investigation and Digital Intelligence degree from  University of Derby  has been designed to relate skills and application in professional investigative practice within law enforcement and the private sector. The success of candidates in potentially securing employment or further educational opportunities is embedded in the self-directed nature of the programme. 

Our masters-level candidates are encouraged to pursue (where they are not already employed in a related field) institutional access and collaboration for research as well as possible placement and internship opportunities. The integration between research and practical experience is very important for candidates to express and pursue their interests, whilst developing their skills and access to networks which may facilitate career opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Study
  • During this triple module, candidates will use their accumulated knowledge and intellectual skills to carry out a systematic inquiry and academically rigorous study of a significant topic of their choice relevant to the field of investigation. 
  • Under the supervision of one of our team of specialist researchers and drawing upon our considerable professional investigative experience, candidates will generate a masters-level dissertation that can be used to showcase their skills and interests towards their current or future investigative role and organisation.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a 2:2 from your first degree, or the equivalent. If your first degree is not in the social sciences or related subjects such as criminology, criminal justice, policing, sociology, psychology and economics, please contact the Programme Leader.
  • We also welcome applicants who may not have an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) but who have substantial and relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

UK/EU fee: £730 per 20 credits (Full-time/Part-time)

Funding

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