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Crime and investigation

You’re not afraid to stand up for what’s right. You use logic and reason to solve problems. And you want to use these skills to have a positive impact on society. Whether you’re fascinated by criminal psychology or policing, or feel more at home in the forensic science lab, we have the perfect course for you.

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Crime and Investigative Studies

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Study crime, forensic science, policing and the law
  • Learn how to investigate a crime from scratch
  • Gain valuable work experience on a placement year

Criminology

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
University Centre Peterborough
Available as:
Full-time
,
Part-time
Course features
What causes crime? How can we deter or rehabilitate criminals? How does the media depict crime? How does the criminal justice system work and how should it evolve? These are some of the questions you’ll explore on this course.

Criminology

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Explore the nature of crime, justice and punishment
  • Prepare for your future career with links to local and national organisations
  • Enhance your professional CV with a semester abroad

Criminology and Policing

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation year
,
4-years-with-placement-year
Course features
  • Jump-start your career in the criminal justice sector
  • Opportunities to work closely with local police forces
  • Enhance your professional CV with a semester abroad

Criminology and Sociology

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Delve in to understanding pressing crime and social issues
  • Examine the trial process, methods of rehabilitation and more
  • Enhance your professional CV with a semester abroad

Forensic Investigation

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Study in:
University Centre Peterborough
Available as:
Full-time
Course features
Develop a thorough knowledge of forensic crime scene investigation, police and criminal justice procedures, and key criminological theories on this wide-ranging course.

Forensic Investigation

Undergraduate - FdSc

Study in:
University Centre Peterborough
Available as:
Full-time
,
Part-time
Course features
If you’d like a career in crime scene investigation, this course will introduce you to the forensic techniques used, as well as to police investigative methods and court evidence requirements.

Forensic Science

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Learn to collect and analyse material from crime scenes
  • Train to present scientific evidence in court
  • Take the chance to work with local police forces and forensic labs

Policing and Criminal Justice

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
Prepare for an exciting and rewarding career in the police, or wider criminal justice sector, by studying for our hands-on Policing and Criminal Justice degree in Chelmsford.

Professional Policing

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
Course features
  • Prepare for an exciting and rewarding career in the police service
  • Hands-on experience in our mock court rooms and on study trips
  • Stand out from the crowd as a potential police constable