601–800 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB, United Kingdom

Forensic Investigations - Coventry University

Multidisciplinary in its approach, this course brings together a range of important disciplines within investigative processes – digital forensics, social media, fraud, photography and sociology in criminal and civil investigations. Our teaching team currently has a wide range of professional experience and includes a qualified solicitor, trained barrister and senior investigating police officers, as well as expertise in surveillance and investigative interviewing, pathology, fraud and financial investigations. They have links with a range of investigative agencies, including local police forces, support organisations and specialist investigators, some of whom have offered placements to students. We focus on providing a practical experience, using real-life case studies and scenarios, as well as traditional academic approaches. We aim to host regular guest lectures led by investigative professionals who provide specialist and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of their particular fields. For example, recent talks have looked at offender profiling, geographic profiling, pathology, digital forensics, computer reconstructions, rape and sexual assault. **Key Benefits** * 91% of students were satisfied with the quality of the course (NSS 2018) * 87% satisfaction with teaching in the National Students Survey (NSS) 2017. * 96% of students agreed staff were good at explaining things (NSS, 2018). * Regular expert guest lecturers which have recently included the Chief Executive of the West Midlands Police Crime Commissioners Office, the lead pathologist for this area and a national expert in Behavioural Investigative Advice. * A team of multidisciplinary experts from various subjects, including criminologists, lawyers, chemists, forensic scientists, investigators and psychologists who bring their research and practical experiences in to their teaching. * Two former senior investigating officers, one a member of the National Working Group on Disclosure matters, who have investigated numerous homicides, organised and gang related criminality, as well as gun-related serious crimes. **Accreditation and Professional Recognition** This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies: Skills for Justice The course has achieved the Quality Mark endorsement and, as such, is officially recognised by Skills for Justice, the sector skills council and standards setting body for the justice sector, as providing education of outstanding quality and relevance.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Main Site,CoventryUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • 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