ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering


Money laundering prevention remains high on the agenda for financial services professionals. An integrated approach to fighting the risk is needed and knowledgeable, fully trained staff are essential to that approach. The ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering (AML) helps individuals develop best practice initiatives and prepares them to face present and future challenges, reducing risk.

This qualification is awarded in association with the Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Individuals who have completed the ICA Certificate in AML or ICA Advanced Certificate in AML (UK or International) 
  • MLROs/MLPOs and their deputies
  • Police and FIU/FCU staff
  • Managers with responsibilities for internal AML controls
  • Risk Managers
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Company Secretaries

What will you learn?

  • Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Combating Terrorist Financing (CTF) in context
  • Customer identification, customer risk profiling and monitoring
  • Sanctions
  • Designing a comprehensive AML and CTF Framework for a financial services business
  • Governance and leadership
  • Suspicious activity/Suspicious transaction reporting and dealing with the authorities

Download the full syllabus here 

Entry requirements

How and where can you study?

You can study at home and attend six highly interactive workshops in Hong Kong.

All course material is now delivered online making it more accessible and environmentally sound.

How will you be assessed?

  • Three x 2,500 - 3,500 word assignments

What does it cost?

Course Fee: HK$ 37,500

Payment options
Option 1: Pay in full upon enrolment
Option 2: Payment by 3 equal installments

Examination Only option: HK$ 24,900.
The examination only route is available for very experienced practitioners only and is subject to approval by ICA. You will be exempted from attending workshops and submitting assignments and will be assessed purely on your exam performance.

The stated course fee is applicable for Hong Kong citizens and physically based in Hong Kong only.  




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ICA Membership

In order to study any ICA course you will need to become a member of ICA. The fee for one years Affiliate Membership* is £102, payable to ICA, which includes your assessment and access to invaluable resources that will help with your course, as well as many additional member benefits and services (view the list of membership benefits here).

Once you have successfully completed your Diploma course, you will be eligible to upgrade to a Professional Member (MICA) of ICA and receive even more invaluable member benefits.

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Can this be taught in-house?

If you have a training requirement for more than 15 employees, why not contact us to discuss delivering the training in-house at your firm? It’s the ideal way to maximise your budget, minimise disruption and tailor content to your specific needs.

Call our dedicated in-house training team at +852 3665 0914 or email enquirieshk@int-comp.com.

Any questions?


Call +852 3665 0914 or email us at enquirieshk@int-comp.com.




It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.



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