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Forensic Accounting

University of Toronto

24 months
33470 CAD/year
19240 CAD/year
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The Forensic Accounting program at University of Toronto has been designed to provide graduates with the most thorough and rigorous preparation available in the investigative and forensic accounting field.


About this Degree

Consequently, Forensic Accounting program at University of Toronto graduates are expected to become recognized as the foremost forensic professionals in their chosen fields, whether those are in forensic accounting practice; in compliance functions in banks, insurance companies, and brokerages; business valuation; fraud investigation in law enforcement; securities enforcement; or in international forensic roles for the World Bank, the United Nations and its programs, and others.

Society is facing the increasing prospect of local, national, and international financial crimes perpetrated by individuals and members of organized crime. Traditional patterns of crime are continuously being expanded and new techniques involving cybercrime and shadow banking systems are taking hold. Criminals are very clever, well-financed, and have proven very able to erode the fabric of society. However, new techniques are evolving for preventing crime and apprehending criminals such as fraud risk assessment, data analytics and security, and understanding the psychology of fraudsters. More than ever, it is essential for dedicated, intelligent investigators to develop an understanding of old and new criminal patterns, and a mastery of new and old techniques for their identification and resolution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Accounting and Investigation, Fraud and Cybercrime
  • Fraud Prevention, Risk Assessment and Investigation, Data Analytics and Security
  • Money Laundering, Asset Tracing and Recovery, and International Aspects of Fraud
  • Forensic Accounting Professional and Practice Issues
  • Legal and Legal Process Issues for Forensic Accountants
  • Loss Quantification

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


5 alternative credits

5.0 required full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management and Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university in commerce, business administration, or accounting, with standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B in the final year.

  • Two years of relevant experience in business.

  • Submission of an official MFAcc application via the SGS online application system.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33470 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33470 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19240 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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