University of Derby

Criminal Investigation

Innovative and stimulating, this course combines academic rigour and practical experience to nurture high-calibre, confident and forward-thinking investigation professionals. You will build the skills you need to conduct serious and complex investigations from the start to the end of a case. This includes gathering initial information from wide-ranging sources, managing intelligence and preparing high quality evidence for prosecution

Course modules

Modules include: criminal investigation 1: principles of investigation; criminal investigation 2: victims and witnesses; applied research in criminal justice systems; criminal investigation 3: suspects; financial investigation models; financial intelligence and financial crime detection; investigation and prosecution of cybercrime; evidence and digital investigation; investigating serious crime; investigating sexual offences; policing and criminal investigation across the world; independent study.

Assessment methods

The emphasis is on continuous assessment and written assignments, and modules may include portfolios, presentations and group projects for assessment purposes.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 615 per (Module) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,240 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per (Module) 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 615 per (Module) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 12,240 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 615 per (Module) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus DE22 1GB East Midlands

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