Taught course

Policing and Criminal Investigation

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:2 in Policing, Criminology, Criminal Justice or a related subject
or
  • evidence of current and relevant academic learning, including a Professionalising Investigation Programme (PIP) qualification and/or relevant CPD learning
Additional information:
  • IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study for a Policing and Criminal Investigation MSc at LJMU and work with crime victims and witnesses to enhance your knowledge and key skills in this area.
  • Explore investigative issues to gain the knowledge and practical skills to operate as a crime investigator in serious and complex cases
  • Consider the links between investigation, forensics and psychology
  • Work with crime victims and witnesses
  • Choose this programme if you are a serving officer or about to embark on a policing or academic career
  • Look forward to excellent employment opportunities in policing/investigative work, private investigation and with bodies such as Trading Standards and the Inland Revenue
  • Progress to doctorate study
Whether your career aspirations lie in investigative work within the police service, within private security or with other public bodies such as the Inland Revenue and Trading Standards, this new MSc will develop your investigative skills and prepare you for career success. Working with crime victims and witnesses, you will explore the links between investigation, forensics and psychology.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090