Anglia Ruskin University

European Teaching Rankings 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, United Kingdom

Crime and Investigative Studies with Foundation Year

Are you interested in crime, forensic science, policing and the law, but unsure which subject to study? You’ll cover them all on this course. It includes a foundation year to build up your scientific skills and your confidence to succeed. From crime scene to courtroom, you’ll explore the impact of crime on victims and offenders, and how law and justice work. We combine the crime scene examination part of forensic science with policing, criminology, intelligence and the law. Our extended degree adds a foundation year in the basic sciences, providing the knowledge and skills you’ll need to study this subject at degree level. It will introduce you to university life and help you to enjoy learning. Explore the practical aspects of crime and investigation, and how they affect everyday life. You’ll consider the impact of crime on victims, offenders and wider society and use our superb crime scene laboratories to learn the skills of a crime scene examiner. In the classroom, you’ll investigate criminology and how law and punishment are applied and explore the investigative techniques used by police services. You’ll look at different types of crime, such as sexual offending, as well as issues including youth justice and the role that professionals can play in community safety and mass disasters. Learn about the UK legal systems and criminal law, and how they affect the investigation of different crimes, and find out how to present professional reports of your investigative findings. Our lecturers have first-hand experience of crime scene analysis, policing and criminal justice. As well as benefitting from their knowledge, you’ll have guest lectures from visiting professionals and get an understanding of the workplace through visits to places such as the Crown Court, and other field trips.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Cambridge Campus,Cambridge
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,200