Taught course

Fire Scene Investigation

Institution
University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will be expected to hold a good upper second-class honours degree in a subject appropriate to the course. Such courses could include any of the sciences (as well as engineering).

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the underlying theories and their practical application in fire investigation. You will also experience extensive practical experience of the major techniques, methodologies and approaches used in fire investigation. In addition you will develop your skills in critical thinking using a range of academic paradigms by undertaking an extensive research project in the field of fire investigation.

  • The delivery of the course involves a partnership between The West Midlands Fire Service, one of the leading centres of Fire Investigation in the UK and the University. Both partners have an established track record in delivering training and education with a vocational aspect in this area.
  • The Fire Investigation facility situated at the Oldbury Fire Investigation centre will allow the student a unique hands-on practical experience that is not offered by any other MSc course in the Midlands region.
  • This course provides opportunities for experienced fire investigators and forensic scene investigators to fast-track to an MSc degree.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Phone
01902 32 22 22