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La Trobe University

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Graduate Diploma in Fraud Investigation

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma in Fraud Investigation provides an integrated program of theory, practice, and research into Fraud Investigation and includes the study of criminology, criminal justice systems, social policy, and social order.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Course Code
LGFI

About this course

The Graduate Diploma in Fraud Investigation provides an integrated program of theory, practice, and research into Fraud Investigation and includes the study of criminology, criminal justice systems, social policy, and social order. Students will be introduced to ethics and good corporate governance, and how this can enhance the capacity of the fraud investigator to recommend action to reduce the opportunities for fraud. Additionally, they will learn how to develop policies, procedures, and standards to manage fraud risk in the corporate environment. The practical aspects of investigating fraud will include crime investigation, crime scenes, examination of exhibits, interviewing witnesses, interrogating suspects, statement taking, forensic evidence, case management, practical training, and preparation and presentation of evidence in moot courts. Prerequisite for this course is the Graduate Certificate in Fraud Investigation (60 credit points). The Graduate Diploma comprises the Graduate Certificate and a further four subjects (60 credit points). The course is offered as an intensive program held over two weeks and caters for the needs of distance students. For a full description of these subjects, including the subject name, subject code, credit points, campus/location, subject coordinator, class requirements, assessment, prerequisites and readings, students should access the Subjects website.

Entry requirements

Law courses
Level of Study
Bachelor