From crime scene to courtroom to criminal rehabilitation: get exposure to the real world of crime and investigation. Learn about the impact of crime on both victim and offender, and discover how law and justice work in practice. This course has been validated to include an optional Sandwich Placement year in industry. Are you interested in crime, forensic science, policing and the law, but unsure which subject to study? You’ll cover them all on our course. We combine the crime scene examination part of forensic science with other crime-related subjects, such as policing, criminology, intelligence and the law. This means that, when you graduate, you’ll have a wide range of criminal justice career options to choose from. We’ll help you to understand the practical aspects of crime and investigation, and how they affect everyday life. We’ll look at the impact of crime on victims, offenders and wider society. 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. Learning about the UK legal systems and criminal law, you’ll find out how they affect the investigation of different crimes and 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.