This course focuses on developing students’ knowledge and skills in both Forensic Science and Criminology. Forensic Science units will enable you to gain theoretical knowledge and understanding , and the practical experience in crime scene investigation and laboratory based examination.
You will have the ability to evaluate and communicate your findings both written and orally. In the Criminology units you will explore and gain n understanding of how data can be analysed to identify and predict factors that may cause individuals to commit crime. You will also explore the roles of the Police, forensic science and the criminal justice system, in the prevention, deterrence and punishment of criminal behaviour.
Studying both Criminology and Forensic Science together will offer you the opportunity to for employment or further study both within the area of forensic science and wider criminal justice sector.
Our taught courses build on the established research expertise of staff in various areas within the subject areas of Life Sciences.
We value real-world experience to prepare you for life beyond university, which is why we’ve forged connections with thousands of companies locally, nationally and internationally. Through our placements, you can gain that all-important practical experience whilst you complete your course.
From volunteering, internships and placements, through to a fee free year in industry, we offer a whole host of opportunities to enhance your employability.