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Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing

18 months
21600 AUD/year
17600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing program from Charles Sturt University provides students working in the field with the opportunity to conduct research and contribute to knowledge and practice in their discipline.  


Charles Sturt's police security management academics are leaders in their fields and have significant experience and academic expertise – offering you a unique advantage in furthering your knowledge and expertise in this emerging field. Charles Sturt University's Master of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing is offered online to give you the flexibility to fit study around your existing work, family or other commitments.

Developed with extensive industry consultation across law enforcement, intelligence, regulatory, banking and finance sectors, the Master of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing is the only course of its kind offered at an Australian university. 

Depending on your existing qualifications and career aspirations, you can choose to complete a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or master's degree. If you've successfully completed the Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) certification examination you'll be awarded 8 points of credit (equivalent to one standard Charles Sturt subject). 

Established in 1993, Charles Sturt's Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS) is a leading provider of postgraduate research and education for professionals in law enforcement, emergency management and security. Charles Sturt's courses offered through AGSPS span a broad range of global issues that include international terrorism, intelligence analysis, transnational crime, fraud and financial crime, corruption, cyber-crime, and natural disaster management.

Career opportunities

This Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing program from Charles Sturt University is for you if you're already working or wish to work in compliance, regulation, law enforcement, finance, banking and security fields in roles relating to the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing.

Gaining a qualification in this field will allow you to deepen your understanding of the discipline and seek higher level policy, planning, management and research positions in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Strategic Thinking
  • Independent Knowledge Integration: Theory and Professional Practice
  • Crime and Regulation 
  • Terrorist Financing and Resourcing 
  • Money Laundering 
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Customer Due Diligence
  • Cryptocurrencies and Anti-Money Laundering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

A completed Bachelor or Postgraduate Degree from a University or other Tertiary education provider (Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent) in a discipline area similar to the course profile, including:

  • Policing;
  • Security, Intelligence and Analysis;
  • Counter-Terrorism, Regulation;
  • Government Policy;
  • Business;
  • Accounting;
  • Finance;
  • Law;
  • Criminal Justice or similar; OR

Three (3) years of full time work experience in a discipline area similar to the course profile.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    17600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17600 AUD per year during 18 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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