Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our Forensic Investigation degree gives you the skills required for a career with the police, forensic providers, or investigative and intelligence agencies. Our Forensic Investigation degree is ideal for those who have a strong interest in criminalistics, forensics, crime scene science and evidence analysis. We will equip you for a career working with the police, a forensic provider or any other investigative or intelligence agency, such as the Home Office, HM Customs and Excise. Our industry standard facilities include a crime scene house, specialist laboratories and equipment to capture fibre evidence and fingerprinting. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSci Forensic Investigation
Year 1 Core: Introduction to Forensic Science, Introduction to Policing, Science for Justice, Techniques of Scientific Investigation, Crime Scene Documentation Year 2 Core: Methods of Crime Detection, Bodies of Evidence, Forensic Investigative Skills, Research and Professional Skills Year 3 Core: Expert Witness and Legal System, Independent Research Project, Investigating and Reporting Crime Scenes Year 4 Core: Advanced Research Methods, Advanced Investigative Techniques, Forensic and Crime Science Placement
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||We welcome a wide range of qualifications and qualification combinations. We assess each application individually, taking in to account any experience and skills you may have in your chosen field. Don't worry if you can't see your specific qualification listed, just contact our team of experts on 01782 294400 or email us at [email protected] for further advise|
|A level||BBB||Other A Level combinations possible to achieve required points. Can be combined with AS levels/Extended Project to achieve required points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||Grade combinations below 128 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve required points|
|AS||A - E|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D* - PP|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D* - P|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||D*P|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||D*P|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CCC|
|Extended Project||A* - E|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H3, H3, H3, H3|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DDM|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||D*D* - PP|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma||D*D - PP|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma||D* - P|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate||D* - P|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate||D* - P|
Some subjects will require previous study in specific subjects. Please refer to the course pages on the University website
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|