Cranfield University

Cranfield University

Forensic Investigation

This course is designed to give an overview of specific areas of the application of physical sciences to forensic problems, allowing students to select from a wide range of subject areas. The course is highly practical and hands-on, aiming to produce forensic experts capable of giving expert witness testimonies in a courtroom situation and elsewhere. The course consists of a two-week 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 and visits to forensic science establishments. The Forensic Investigation MSc is part of the Forensic MSc Programme which has been formally accredited by the Forensic Science Society.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class UK Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline such as sciences, engineering, materials, archaeology, anthropology or another cognate subject.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Shrivenham Swindon SN6 8LA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Forensic Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01793 785266