Programme Accredited    Subject exemption and year entry




Full Time:

3 years for full degree;

1 year for top up degree;

Part Time:

4~6 years for full degree;

1~ 2 years for top up degree;

Relevant Associate Degree or Higher Diploma holders may gain maximum exemption of 240 credits in first and second years.



Programme Structure


Students are required to complete 15 modules including one Dissertation in the final year, total 360 credits.




Year 1 core modules

Crime Scene Examination
Introduction to Investigation
Legal Foundations
Information security and Cybercrime
Underpinning Forensic Psychology


Year 2 core modules

Criminal Law
Fingerprints and their Uses in the Investigative Process
Investigating research methods
Understanding Investigation
Introduction to Concepts of Terrorism


Final-year core modules

Applied Investigation
Law of Evidence
Application of Intelligence to Crime, Criminology and Criminal Justice



Modules offered may vary. Please always check Teesside University’s website for the most up to date course information: