You’re fascinated by making sense of crime after it has taken place and want to be part of the investigative processes. We are here for you with a criminology with forensic investigation course designed by academics with a wealth of research and practice expertise. Course overview You will immerse yourself in core aspects of criminology to understand how and why crime occurs and how forensic investigation uncovers hidden details of crimes already committed. During a mock major incident exercise with serving police and ambulance service professionals, you will develop real-world forensic investigative skills in our crime house. Through developing robust research skills, you will be empowered to produce knowledge, not just learn it. Our strong links with criminal justice and community-based organisations and groups in Cumbria will provide you with excellent volunteering opportunities and job prospects. On this course you will...
- Develop a critical insight into the criminal justice system and the role of forensic investigation in helping bring offenders to justice.
- Learn the latest evidence enhancement techniques in our state-of-the-art laboratories.
- Be challenged to tackle tough questions about crime, justice and society as a criminologist.
- Crime and Deviance
- Criminal Justice System
- Becoming a Criminologist
- Forensic Evidence
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Crime Stories
- Explaining Crime
- Bringing Offenders to Justice
- Prison and Punishment
- Exploring Research
- Social Exclusion
- Science and Justice
- New Challenges in Criminology
- Inequalities in the Criminal Justice System
- Miscarriages of Justice
- Death Investigation
Year one - Compulsory Modules: Criminological Foundations, Introduction to the Criminal Justice System, Applying Psychology to the Criminal Justice System, Forensic Disciplines, Crime Scene Investigation, Working With People. Year Two - Compulsory modules: Explaining Crime, Bringing Offenders to Justice, Prison and Punishment, Exploring Research, Social Exclusion, Crimes Scene Investigation. Year Three - Compulsory modules: New Challenges in Criminology, Inequalities in the Criminal Justice System, Miscarriages of Justice, Death Investigation, Dissertation.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Carlisle - Fusehill Street
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|