Crime and Investigation at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

Course summary

Course details: The BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation course draws on law, crime scene science, criminology and investigation, giving you a broad, holistic and stimulating learning experience. Knowledge and skills developed will be valuable across a range of careers such as the police, prison service, probation service, border force, intelligence services, forensic services, and civilian investigation. Your teaching team have substantial professional and teaching experience, and delivery methods are varied, including practical skills and theoretical knowledge with a real-life flavour. They draw upon local case studies to enrich your learning experience in class and by sending you out into the community. Our crime scene house presents over 30 crime scene areas where you can put theory into practice. Our well-established links and network of contacts with criminal justice organisations and practitioners, locally and nationally, our Policing Clinic, strong links with Her Majesty’s Prison, probation service, and Cleveland Police ensures your course is relevant and adds additional depth and breadth to your studies. First-class facilities enable you to develop and hone important professional and practical skills including our simulated police station equipped with an interview room, examination room, custody office and front desk. You benefit from an immersive learning experience and expand your understanding of practical procedures. In addition, our replica court room has the features of a modern court and offers invaluable courtroom experience. We have a proven track record of working effectively with policing and criminal justice partners which provide unique employability opportunities. Our exceptionally talented crime and investigation team are from a variety of backgrounds including policing professionals and academia giving you an authentic and current learning experience. We support you to build your confidence as you progress through the course. We’ll teach you how to study well, write coherently and critically engage with ideas, develop professional and practical skills, experience and knowledge giving you key transferable skills, which form the foundations of a successful career. Top reasons to study this course 1. It’s incredibly varied and interesting – you’ll enjoy it. 2. You develop an in-depth knowledge of crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. 3. Find out what causes crime and be part of the solutions. 4. Your career choices are varied including the police, prison, and forensics services. 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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Assessment method

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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University accepts a wide range of qualifications for entry. We also consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications, those with vocational training or relevant experience and those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications. International and EU entry qualification information is available on our international pages.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000* Year 1
International £14000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Crime and Investigation at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS