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MScCrime Science

University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom, Portsmouth
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If you’re looking for a practical, socially conscious way to focus your scientific studies, or want to advance your existing career in the area, this MSc Crime Science Degree is the ideal choice for you.

You’ll learn how to harness the latest scientific and technological techniques to help prevent, solve and study crime.

You’ll focus on the latest scientific and technological techniques, drawing on developments in the field of science and technology. You’ll also get the skills you need to critically evaluate investigations, and choose from Core Subjects like Criminology and Cybercrime, and Specialist Options including criminal intelligence, investigative intelligence strategies and managing investigations, depending on your career goals.

You can choose to study either full or part-time, and either on campus or through distance learning.

When you graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and skills you need for a career in investigation or intelligence work, in the public or private sectors. You’ll also have an understanding of criminal justice issues and transferable skills which will support your career development.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this course, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in investigation or intelligence work, in the public or private sectors.

Career opportunities include:

- Policing (as an officer or civilian staff)
- Crime analysis
- Probation
- The courts and prison service
- Local authorities
- Academia and research
- Charities
- Private industry
- Financial investigator
- Compliance officer
- Analyst

We’ll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States