JST551 Trade Based Money Laundering (2)

This subject introduces students to trade based money laundering. Drawing on domestic and international case studies, students will explore common methodologies adopted by criminals and examine industry, regulatory and academic responses.


Micro Session 3 (42)
Canberra Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: JST551. 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

JST545 The subject JST545 Money Laundering provides a comprehensive overview of all money laundering methodologies. JST551 however concentrates specifically on the phenomenon of Trade Based Money Laundering. No content is shared between subjects.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Create a professional learning resource explaining trade based money laundering typologies and indicative red flags;
  • Reflect on domestic and international responses to trade based money laundering; and
  • Evaluate a trade based money laundering case study.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Trade based money laundering typologies
  • International trade and criminal opportunities
  • Supranational organisations, TBML and AML

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.