You'll learn key practical skills and and their strategic deployment in the investigation of crime. You'll study current forensic methods in realistic settings, understanding the extent and nature of forensic practices.
You can choose to study full or part-time, on campus.
This Forensic Investigation degree course from University of Portsmouth has been developed with our partners in law enforcement and forensic providers, including Hampshire Constabulary, Key Forensic Services and Forensic Access. So, when you graduate, you'll have all the skills you need for a successful career in the forensic investigation, or related fields, and transferable skills which will support your career development.
Careers and opportunities
When you graduate from this course, you'll have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in investigation or intelligence work, in the public or private sectors.
Career opportunities include:
- Policing (as an officer or civilian staff)
- Crime analysis
- Crime Scene Investigator
- Police Staff Investigator
- Forensic scientist / analyst
- The courts and prison service
- Local authorities
- Academia and research
- Private industry
- Financial investigator
- Compliance officer
We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.
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- Forensic Investigation
- Dissertation / Major Project
- Research Methods and Research Ethics
- Applied Forensic Science
- Aquatic Forensic Investigation
- Contemporary Security in International Relations
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible
DisciplinesForensic Science Criminology View 188 other Masters in Criminology in United Kingdom
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A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, applicants with strong and relevant work experience will be considered.
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International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9200 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Portsmouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.