Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Summary: This interdisciplinary programme draws upon different subject areas such as criminology, law and forensics. It looks at what crime is and where our ideas about crime and punishment come from. Exploring the law, the criminal justice system, and how this is related to understanding offences and offenders, also the forensic element which would consider forensic evidence and courtroom procedures. Course details: This course uses a combination of lectures, seminars and practical sessions to give you a thorough grounding in all aspects of crime and investigation, both from a social science and a forensic science perspective. These discipline areas sometimes produce competing theories, all of which are central to the study of the investigation process. During your second and third stages, you can choose from a wide range of modules to cement your expertise in certain areas, such as understanding domestic violence, or drugs and society. You have access to our superb facilities throughout your degree. After the course: You can enter a broad range of careers including the police service as a police officer or member of police staff (for example, crime scene investigator, intelligence analyst, fingerprint examiner), other law enforcement or criminal justice agencies, voluntary organisations, the public sector or the law sector, and postgraduate training or study. All programmes are designed to incorporate employability skills development alongside your degree course. Our staff utilise their extensive connections to provide many and varied opportunities to engage with potential employers through fairs, guest lecture sessions, live projects and site visits. In addition we offer a series of workshops and events in the first, second and third year that ensure you are equipped with both degree level subject knowledge PLUS the practical skills that employers are looking for in new graduate recruits. Our award-winning careers service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions, in addition to providing post-graduation support for all Teesside University alumni.
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All modules are taught through a combination of lectures and seminars, and the forensic modules also include practical sessions. In lectures specific information is delivered to larger groups while, in the smaller seminar groups, you can explore these issues in more depth supported by independent study. Forensic sessions provide the in-depth study and application of skills within the crime scene house laboratory, vehicle examination laboratory, mock police station, interview rooms and the mock courtroom. Assessment is varied and includes essays, portfolios, presentations, projects, case studies, evidence gathering, examinations and a dissertation. Some modules have several pieces of assessed work to help you to develop your skills throughout the academic year. Also, some assessed sessions will be undertaken within the crime scene house laboratory.
How to apply
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|Campus name||Teesside University|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 - 104 points|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject area.|
80-104 tariff points from at least two A levels or equivalent. GCSE English Language and maths at grade C or above (grade 4 or above for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onward) or equivalent.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|