University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Crime Science, Investigation and Intelligence

This course will enable you to develop holistic approaches to investigations that embrace the investigative strategies, tools and techniques which advances in the fields of science and technology provide, enhancing your ability to critically evaluate and manage investigations.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a Master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods and research management; managing investigations; tools and techniques of crime science; managing intelligence.

Assessment methods

Throughout the course there is explicit emphasis on professional knowledge and practice, as well as learning from and networking with others on the course. ICJS has extensive and strong links with Hampshire Constabulary, Surrey Police and the Metropolitan Police, and staff take every opportunity to exploit those links for your benefit.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,050 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,050 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 9284 3066