Cranfield University 's Forensic Investigation course is part of the Forensic MSc Programme and is highly practical and hands-on, aiming to produce forensic experts capable of giving expert witness testimonies in a courtroom situation and elsewhere.
Students are able to choose from a wide range of subject areas, providing a highly flexible course where learners are able to tailor their MSc to their interests.
The course consists of a short period of introductory studies followed by academic instruction in modular form. Most modules are of five days' duration, interspersed with weeks devoted to private study.
Students are required to take four core modules and choose seven elective modules based on their particular background, future requirements or interests. This is followed by a four-month research project and either a thesis or literature review and paper.
The MSc of this course is accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.
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- Students are required to take four compulsory modules and then choose seven elective modules based on their particular background, future requirements or interest. This is followed by a four-month research project and thesis. Some modules for this MSc may be taught at Cranfield University at Shrivenham.
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- 11 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.
DisciplinesForensic Science Terrorism & Security View 157 other Masters in Terrorism & Security in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in archaeology, forensic science or scientific discipline, or the professional equivalent. Students with other degrees who can show a knowledge of and interest in the scientific elements of the subject will also be considered.
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International20000 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20000 GBP for the full programme during 11 months.
National10000 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 GBP for the full programme during 11 months.
Living costs for Cranfield
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.