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Forensic study is increasingly popular in universities and a forensic approach is often used in the workplace. This course focuses on debating and examining how criminology and law work in practice and how criminology influences forensic study. It is suitable if you work in criminal justice or are considering a career with agencies such as the police, the probation service and the courts. You explore ? the historical developments of the agencies involved in criminal justice and how they interact in today?s society ? how agencies work together to detect crime, arrest suspects, and deal with offenders when imprisoned and in the community ? the history behind criminological theories and theories which apply today ? how theory influences research and policy, which informs practice in the criminal justice system, and how practice may inform research You learn research methods used in forensic criminology and the resulting ethical problems. You also study modules that focus on the institutional framework of criminal litigation. Our lecturers draw on their professional experience in criminal justice practice to develop your understanding of how academic theories relate to crime. Throughout the course you gain critical analysis skills, which you use to complete a dissertation in an area of your interest. Our criminology department has an active criminological society run by students, which organises visits to appropriate organisations and guest speakers who give an overview of their speciality. Speakers from both legal and criminal justice agencies visit to discuss cases they have been involved in or legislation and case law that impacts on the field of litigation. Facilities include the Hallam Centre for Community Justice and the Community Justice Portal. You take part in two, one-week case conferences. The case conferences are based on a fictional crime and involve enquiry-based learning, using a multidisciplinary approach. You work with students across the forensics masters courses, as well as outside agencies.

Forensic study is increasingly popular in universities and a forensic approach is often used in the workplace. This course focuses on debating and examining how criminology and law work in practice and how criminology influences forensic study. It is suitable if you work in criminal justice or are considering a career with agencies such as the police, the probation service and the courts. You...

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Entry Requirements

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Normally you must have • an undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as law or a social science. If you don’t have a degree we may considered your application if you have at least five years’ professional experience. • two appropriate referet EnglisItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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