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Policing and Criminal Investigation

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Police Services Criminology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Study for a Policing and Criminal Investigation MSc at LJMU and work with crime victims and witnesses to enhance your knowledge and key skills in this area.

  • Explore investigative issues to gain the knowledge and practical skills to operate as a crime investigator in serious and complex cases
  • Consider the links between investigation, forensics and psychology
  • Work with crime victims and witnesses
  • Choose this programme if you are a serving officer or about to embark on a policing or academic career
  • Look forward to excellent employment opportunities in policing/investigative work, private investigation and with bodies such as Trading Standards and the Inland Revenue
  • Progress to doctorate study

Whether your career aspirations lie in investigative work within the police service, within private security or with other public bodies such as the Inland Revenue and Trading Standards, this new MSc will develop your investigative skills and prepare you for career success. Working with crime victims and witnesses, you will explore the links between investigation, forensics and psychology.

You will receive specialist supervision and study within a diverse community of fellow researchers. Staff have significant research expertise in a wide range of fields including: Data Science; Cyber Security; Evidence-Based Practice; Forensic Science; Leadership, Governance and Ethics; Professional Development and Knowledge Exchange; Transnational and Public Order Policing; Urban Intelligence and Informatics; Victimology and Domestic Violence; Serious and Organised Crime and Intelligence Led policing.

Different course options

Full time | Liverpool John Moores University | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Dissertation - Core
Advanced Investigation Skills - Core
Forensic and Medicolegal Death - Core
Advanced Research Skills - Core
Investigative Interviewing - Core
Forensic Cognition: Violence and Victims - Core
Policing in Context - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:2 in Policing, Criminology, Criminal Justice or a related subject or evidence of current and relevant academic learning, including a Professionalising Investigation Programme (PIP) qualification and/or relevant CPD learning.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool...more

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