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Short courses

Course overview

You cover topics such as the investigative process, evidence types, recording, recovery and analysis of evidence, and crime scene photography. Sessions include a mixture of lectures, tutorials and practical sessions, and you make use of the University’s extensive crime scene facilities.

Starts Monday 20 January, Mondays for eight weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

You can apply for up to three Winter University courses on the same application form. If you wish to change your choice or add additional modules after you have submitted your application then please email us at to let us know.

Where you study

Middlesbrough Campus

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Course details

What you study

Stages of investigation
Understanding the crime scene
The exchange principle
Crime Scene Investigation
Evidence recording, recovery, analysis, interpretation and presentation
Evidence types – glass, fibres, paint, blood, semen, fingerprint etc.

Examine the roles of:
· First Officer attending
· Crime Scene Examiner
· The Investigator
· Forensic Scientists
· Police scientific support staff

How you are assessed

In-course assessment


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed



2020 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Enrolment date: Starts Monday 20 January, Mondays for eight weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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