Graduate Certificate in Digital Finance Module 5: Digital Forensics

Programme Code: CRS-N-0046713


Next Course Starts On10 Sep 2019 (Tue) See Full Schedule
Fee SGD1712.00* (as low as SGD193.60* after maximum funding) Learn more

2 days



Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

Day 1

  • Gain insights into high profile fraud cases in the recent years
  • Understand the major types of fraud and the various approaches to fraud prevention, detection and response
  • Define digital forensics
  • Explain the benefits and limitation of digital forensics
  • Gain an overview of digital forensic tools and their functions in digital forensic investigation
  • Learn about digital forensic methodology and explain its applicability to forensic investigation methodology
  • Explain the use data analytics to detect anomalies and provide leads for further investigation

Day 2

  • Explain the current technologies that can help to locate, preserve, and recover digital evidence
  • Explain current technologies that can help to process and analyse information from a wide range of sources efficiently.
  • Explain the different procedures performed on the digital evidence collected, which includes email investigation, cyber investigation, and log analysis
  • Explain the applicability of the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act, and Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (Singapore) to digital forensic procedures


In partnership with KPMG

Who Should Attend

Accountants and Financial Professionals


Course assessment will be based on classroom exercises, case studies and project presentation. 

Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Series 

Course fee grant at 70% of course fees (excluding GST) for participants who are successfully enrolled by SMU into approved courses under the Programme. Participants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% of course fees for employees of SMEs who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents

Workfare Training Support Scheme ("WTS")
Up to 95% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for persons with disabilities) earning a monthly income of not more than S$2,000.

SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guide on how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in via

Absentee Payroll
Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.

Full Fee: S$1,712 per participant (including GST).

Nett fees payable per participant after SSG Funding:

  • S$513.60 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$193.60 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above


Start Date(s)
Intake Information
intake 112 - 13 March 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 210 - 11 September 2019 (Open for Registration)


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