Taught course

Audio and Video Forensics

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

  • A Class 2.2 honours degree or above in Video Production, Audio Video Technology, Sound Technology, or a related discipline.


  • A Class 2.2 honours degree or above in Forensic Science, or Mathematics or a physical science, together with experience in a relevant field.


  • A degree with industrial experience or relevant postgraduate experience.


  • Other qualifications or experience deemed to be equivalent to the above. In particular, mature students must provide evidence of adequate educational and/or industrial experience to assure a reasonable chance of success on the award programme.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This bespoke programme prepares current and future media practitioners for work within Audio and Video Forensics utilising state-of-the-art methods and technology.

  • If you want to apply your experience, knowledge and training to develop audio-visual skills to the standards required to help fight crime in the digital age, this is the course for you.
  • The course will help you apply and translate your current allied skills qualifications and experience to enhance your employability in the new emerging industries of Audio and Video Forensics
  • This bespoke course has been specially developed and designed in partnership with Merseyside Police and to help all current and future Digital Media practitioners meet the exacting standards of the justice industry. By using the same tools, techniques and best practice developed in the field and by incorporating all the legal standards and guidelines that govern the use of the various forms of digital media as evidence in investigation processes, the course is specifically designed to help current and future practitioners drive forward the quality and impact of their work in the field
  • On completion of the course, you will emerge well prepared to develop your career in these areas of study
  • PgDip (18 months) and PgCert (9 months) awards are also available

The Audio and Video Forensics Masters is ideal for those who have a strong interest in or are a current serving practitioner in:

  • Audio and video processing
  • Signal processing
  • Modern CSI techniques
  • Media forensics investigation
  • Evidence analysis

The processes and techniques taught across this multi-level award part-time course are fully integrated and complimentary and have been developed in partnership with Merseyside Police. The modules are specifically designed to help you convert your current related qualifications and/or skills into high value specialisms that can serve the many industries that now require qualified informed audio and video forensic expertise.

The Audio and Video (A/V) Forensics modules equip you for developing or enhancing your career working with / for the police. However, as a modern digital forensic provider; you will, thanks to the Forensic Standards module, equip yourself with skills and knowledge that are equally applicable for work with the new professional private investigative services operating in this ever-expanding industry. Each module in the course is specifically designed to build and broaden the skillset you may have already built up in your current role or developed in allied areas of study to the professional disciplines of A/V Forensics.

After completion of this course, you will not only be suitably equipped to operate within the proposed ISO frameworks of Modern Digital Forensic Services but fully prepared to utilise their skills for enhanced employability in specialist areas of the modern justice industry.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

For more information please see the course page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090