Forensics, Policing and Investigations at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS

Course summary

Why study Forensics, Policing and Investigations at Liverpool John Moores University?

  • A new degree programme designed to explore, in-depth how forensics links to the field of investigation
  • Innovative and thought-provoking modules both reflect and challenge current investigative practices and debates
  • You will be taught by lecturers with academic and professional backgrounds in policing and the use of forensic science
  • Exclusive use of our ground-breaking Crime Scene Investigations facilities
  • Be part of the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies, the UK's first research centre devoted to supporting the needs of 21st century policing
  • Opportunities to gain real-life experience of policing as a Special Police Constable or police volunteer
About your course Love murder mysteries and true crime? Thinking about a career that allows you to incorporate that love? While reality is very different from what you see on the media, this is a fast-paced, rewarding career field that combines science, keen powers of observation, and evidence-based strategies. The BSc (Hons) Forensics, Policing and Investigations degree at Liverpool John Moores University will engage you in the understanding and development of key strategies for effective crime scene management. This new degree Forensics, Policing and Investigation degree has been written to foreground specialist forensic content, so you can understand how forensics links to the field of investigation and policing. LJMUs suite of Policing and Investigations programmes take students on a critical exploration of contemporary policing issues as they develop skills and prepare for professional practice. We have developed this programme over many years of policing studies degree delivery, working with Merseyside Police Constabulary, College of Policing and other key stakeholders in the policing and criminal justice sectors. The resulting programme of study is a brand new course, which prepares students for the diverse world of investigative, forensic and evidence gathering techniques, leading to a wide range of rewarding career options. Many of our students undertake study and field trips as part of their studies to understand and practice real-life applications. Previous trips have seen students visiting the Emergency Services Training Centre and the Henry C. Lee Institute.


Please visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for detailed module information.

Assessment method

Assessment varies depending on the modules you choose, but will usually include a combination of exams and coursework. Your marks and feedback will be available within 15 working days of submitting a piece of work. That's because we believe that constructive feedback is vital in helping you identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to develop further.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • College of Policing

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Prior to starting the programme applicants must have obtained grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or an approved alternative qualification below: • Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and/or Reading • Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English • Higher Diploma in Maths/ English • Functional skills level 2 in Maths/ English • Northern Ireland Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number • Welsh GCSE in Maths or Numeracy • Wales Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £17750 Year 1

Additional fee information

All figures are subject to yearly increases. Tuition fees are subject to parliamentary approval.

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Forensics, Policing and Investigations at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS