Criminal and Corporate Investigation BA (Hons)

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 04/12/2018

Our Criminal and Corporate Investigation course has been designed and developed with input from leading investigation, intelligence, security and financial specialists. Through studying this course you will develop the necessary industry standard skills and experience to carry out professional investigations to the highest level within commercial, public or criminal justice settings.

Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

Course

Highlights

  • Strong practical element.
  • Close links with Law and Criminology.
  • Teaching team has experience in the management and investigation of serious and major crimes.
  • Guaranteed paid internship.*

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Further information

For further information, come along to our next Open Day where you can meet the tutors of the course and get a taste of student life at University of Northampton.

Course Details

It is essential that all investigations are carried out professionally, our Criminal and Corporate Investigation course will ensure that you gain the essential legal knowledge and ability to conduct professional investigations whilst securing admissible evidence. The combination of practical role-play based activities and classroom teaching ensures that you are confident in your skills and knowledge, allowing you to be valuable asset to any organisation on graduation.

Read more

The Northampton Employment Promise.

*We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course will provide a route of entry into a profession where many of the roles within the private sector are currently filled by ex-police detectives or military personnel of mature age.

The skills acquired will enable you to gain employment in a variety of professions such as managing teams in industry or commerce, roles within the public sector, the military, security or the police.

This course provides an opportunity for existing investigators to gain an academic qualification that compliments their operational experience.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. However, we welcome international applications and applications from those with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications. Mature students with relevant experience as practitioners will be considered without normal entry requirements. There are opportunities for current practitioners to gain accreditation for prior certificated or experiential learning; these will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

Admission to this foundation course is normally DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the course you wish to study.

Course Content

  • Law and The Criminal Justice System (20 Credits)
    Module code: CJS1001
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Evidence and Procedure (10 Credits)
    Module code: CJS1015
    Core Module Y
  • Crime and Criminality (20 Credits)
    Module code: CJS1018
    Core Module Y
  • Legislation for Policing and Investigators (20 Credits)
    Module code: CJS1004
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Investigative Interviewing (20 Credits)
    Module code: CJS1016
    Core Module Y
  • Theoretical Concepts In Crime Scene Investigations (20 Credits)
    Module code: CJS1007
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Academic Methods and Research (10 Credits)
    Module code: CJS1013
    Core Module Y

Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

  • there is a strong practical element throughout the course, which enables you to put theory into practice by undertaking scenario-based investigations
  • close links with our Law and Criminology courses drawing from the experiences of solicitors and barristers, which in turn enhance the role play exercises
  • there is a wide range of modules you can select from in years two and three, allowing you to tailor your degree towards your own areas of interests or existing working environments

Facilities include a moot room, a custody suite with video monitored interview rooms and a furnished flat to facilitate the scenario based exercises. The Criminal and Corporate Investigation teaching team has considerable experience in the management and investigation of serious and major crimes. We also draw from the experience of the teaching staff of both our Law and Criminology courses to enhance your experience of studying with us.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

International Commercial Law LLM

Fees & Funding

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/18 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module
Foundation Study Framework: £6,600 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate.)

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
Foundation Study Framework: £6,500 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate)

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,500
Foundation Study Framework: £9,800

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,000
Foundation Study Framework: £9,400

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

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Foundation Study Framework

Our Foundation Framework courses provide the best possible preparation for degree level study for students who are willing to learn and advance, but don’t have the standard entry qualifications. Featuring a reduced tuition fee for the first year, these course provide the opportunity for you to successfully study on the degree pathway of your choice whilst gaining essential study skills. The first year of your chosen degree will be studied over a two year period; years three and four are then studied as a standard degree programme.

Visit our Foundation Framework page to learn more.


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Updated 04/12/2018

  • Our Criminal and Corporate Investigation course has been designed and developed with input from leading investigation, intelligence, security and financial specialists. Through studying this course you will develop the necessary industry standard skills and experience to carry out professional investigations to the highest level within commercial, public or criminal justice settings.

    Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Strong practical element.
    • Close links with Law and Criminology.
    • Teaching team has experience in the management and investigation of serious and major crimes.
    • Guaranteed paid internship.*

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • It is essential that all investigations are carried out professionally, our Criminal and Corporate Investigation course will ensure that you gain the essential legal knowledge and ability to conduct professional investigations whilst securing admissible evidence. The combination of practical role-play based activities and classroom teaching ensures that you are confident in your skills and knowledge, allowing you to be valuable asset to any organisation on graduation.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Further information

    For further information, come along to our next Open Day where you can meet the tutors of the course and get a taste of student life at University of Northampton.

    • *We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

      We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

      We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course will provide a route of entry into a profession where many of the roles within the private sector are currently filled by ex-police detectives or military personnel of mature age.

      The skills acquired will enable you to gain employment in a variety of professions such as managing teams in industry or commerce, roles within the public sector, the military, security or the police.

      This course provides an opportunity for existing investigators to gain an academic qualification that compliments their operational experience.

  • A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. However, we welcome international applications and applications from those with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications. Mature students with relevant experience as practitioners will be considered without normal entry requirements. There are opportunities for current practitioners to gain accreditation for prior certificated or experiential learning; these will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

    Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

    Admission to this foundation course is normally DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the course you wish to study.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Law and The Criminal Justice System (20 Credits)
      Module code: CJS1001
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Evidence and Procedure (10 Credits)
      Module code: CJS1015
      Core Module Y
    • Crime and Criminality (20 Credits)
      Module code: CJS1018
      Core Module Y
    • Legislation for Policing and Investigators (20 Credits)
      Module code: CJS1004
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Investigative Interviewing (20 Credits)
      Module code: CJS1016
      Core Module Y
    • Theoretical Concepts In Crime Scene Investigations (20 Credits)
      Module code: CJS1007
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Academic Methods and Research (10 Credits)
      Module code: CJS1013
      Core Module Y
    • Further your study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      International Commercial Law LLM

  • 2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/18 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module
    Foundation Study Framework: £6,600 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate.)

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
    Foundation Study Framework: £6,500 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate)

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,500
    Foundation Study Framework: £9,800

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,000
    Foundation Study Framework: £9,400

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • Our Foundation Framework courses provide the best possible preparation for degree level study for students who are willing to learn and advance, but don’t have the standard entry qualifications. Featuring a reduced tuition fee for the first year, these course provide the opportunity for you to successfully study on the degree pathway of your choice whilst gaining essential study skills. The first year of your chosen degree will be studied over a two year period; years three and four are then studied as a standard degree programme.

    Visit our Foundation Framework page to learn more.

*Course data provided by Unistats

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

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