Taught course

Criminal Investigation

Institution
University of Derby · College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

At least a 2:2 from your first degree, or the equivalent. If your first degree is not in the Social Sciences or related subjects such as criminology, criminal justice, policing, sociology, psychology and economics, please contact the Programme Leader. If your first language is not English, you will need to evidence a proficiency in English (IELTS 6.5). We also welcome applicants who may not have an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) but who have substantial and relevant professional experience. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry criteria, contact the Programme Leader who will be happy to supply further advice.

MSc

Months of entry

September

Course content

Taking a unique approach to studying investigative practices, this MSc equips you with knowledge and skills for the many fields which demand high levels of professional investigation expertise.

  • Advance your investigative career in law enforcement, finance, health and safety, social services and many other sectors
  • Develop the skills you need to conduct serious and complex investigations from beginning to end
  • Study for a qualification which reflects the Professionalising Investigation Programme (PIP) occupational standards
  • Choose specialist options in areas such as cybercrime, financial crime and organised crime to build on your knowledge of mainstream investigations
  • Learn from an influential team of researchers and practitioners who draw upon more than a century of professional experience in investigation
  • Study full-time or part-time to suit your personal circumstances.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Email
lhss@derby.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1332 591896