JST546 Fraud and Financial Crime (8)

This subject explores current fraud and financial crime methodologies. Drawing on contemporary case studies the subject provides necessary information upon which further study is based. It explores variations in criminal offending from a range of industries and international jurisdictions and how those methodologies have evolved over time. It also examines the role of leadership in some of the worlds most significant financial crime related failures.


Session 1 (30)
Canberra Campus
Session 3 (90)
Canberra Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: JST546. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Subject Relationships

JST498 JST546 is derived from JST498

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to classify financial crimes by common characteristics;
  • be able to describe the nature and scale of financial crime;
  • be able to evaluate and discuss current and evolving financial crime risks; and
  • be able to analyse and discuss the opportunities for crime created by individual, leadership and organisational failures.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Corporate crime
  • White-collar crime
  • Organized financial crime
  • Identity fraud
  • Insiders
  • Industry and geographic variations

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.