Charles Sturt University (CSU), in partnership with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), offers postgraduate programs that provide specialist anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing education that will develop the knowledge and skills required to advance your career.

The Master of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing (AML-CTF) is the only postgraduate program of its kind being taught at an International university.

The course was developed in consultation with law enforcement, financial regulators, and government agencies with significant input from the finance, banking and corporate sectors in Australia, North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

This graduate program is delivered by CSU’s Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security and incorporates the CAMS certification as an integral part of the coursework required to successfully complete the program. Part-time students can complete the Graduate Certificate in one year, the Graduate Diploma in two years and the Master’s degree in three years.

The course is designed to promote best practice in AML-CTF investigation, compliance, prevention and management in the private and public sectors. Subjects are taught via online distance education with interactive sessions and lectures provided by academic, law, criminal.


Visit the Charles Sturt University course overview page for complete details.

Those who complete the Master Degree through this educational partnership:

  • Earn the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) Certification, or if already certified, advanced standing and subject credits in the Master’s program
  • Obtain the tools and educational resources to competitively position themselves
  • Contribute to establishing best practices in field, making a lasting impression