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Forensic Investigation of Heritage Crime MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Criminal Law Forensic Science (Non-Medical) Criminology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Over the last decade, heritage crime has become an increasing issue across the world. Efforts from the international heritage community to tackle crime against cultural property have highlighted the increasing demand for highly qualified and skilled subject matter experts. Developed from discussions with cultural heritage bodies, NGOs, military and police, this new forensic MSc will provide you with real world skills that will enhance your employability.

Why this course?

This course will fit into the highly successful Forensic Master’s Programme run by Cranfield University. Cranfield teaches a suite of other Forensic MSc titles, which means that students on this course will work alongside those studying other forensic disciplines in depth, including archaeology, anthropology, ballistics and investigations. Optional modules on this new course allow its students to experience one or two modules in some of these other specialties, enhancing their employability and increasing the student experience.

Your career

Key organisations have supported the need for further education within this field, due to the rise in crime and high demand for highly qualified subject matter experts.

This course aims to meet these demands and improve the employment prospects for students, and promotion prospects for existing heritage professionals. Heritage is a competitive, but expanding field, and the knowledge gained from this MSc should be of real world use to enhance your chances of employment.

Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

Different course options

Full time | Cranfield Campus | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

To undertake an independent and original investigation, normally experimentally or practically-based, relating to a specific area of the syllabus.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in 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.

Department profile

Cranfield University is one of the world’s leading universities for defence and security education, research and consultancy. Our academics’ expertise ranges from energetics and forensic sciences to international stabilisation and cyber security. With an unrivalled reputation for defence education, research and consultancy, our expertise is trusted by governments, armed forces, industry and security services around the world. World-class,...more

University information

Cranfield University is an exclusive postgraduate university with the main campus situated in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, and a second site in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire. The university specialises in science, engineering, technology and management, and how these work together to benefit the world. 81% of their research is recognised as "world leading" and "internationally excellent" by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. It has also been...more