Homicide Investigation Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc by Online Learning
Gain a solid understanding of the many challenges and opportunities facing the homicide investigative community today
Homicide investigation is a complex business and requires dedication, resilience and tenacity in order to navigate the criminal justice process and hold those to account who unlawfully take the lives of others.
For those who are charged with the responsibility to investigate homicide or those who support the investigative process, knowledge is a powerful weapon. Investigative techniques must continually adapt, innovate and evolve if they are to be successful. Equally, developing knowledge in the motivations for offending behaviour is critical to this success and therefore developing knowledge in the process, techniques and associated disciplines is vital.
Gain a solid grasp of the development and growth in homicide investigation
This innovative programme is specifically designed for people involved in or seeking to develop a career within homicide investigation, or professionals with a remit in this field. Knowledge and understanding of investigative techniques are vital to success and this course will examine the key issues associated with homicide investigation.
Delivered by widely published academics and by experienced practitioners in the field, the course also explores the ethical and legal issues raised by homicide investigation and situates them within current academic literature.
Why Study Homicide Investigation?
On this in-depth distance learning programme, you will:
Gain a solid understanding of the challenges associated with this area of investigation.
Examine key themes and debates that shape policy and practice associated with homicide investigations.
Address areas of contemporary concern within the field including effectiveness, lawfulness, risks and ethics all of which contribute to investigative legitimacy.
Explore a wide range of subjects including the anatomy of homicide; reasons for success and failure in homicide investigation; the use of intelligence in proactive and reactive investigations; key themes, theories and types of homicide; covert techniques and investigative interview models.
Be provided with a deep and systematic understanding of the discipline.
Grow your employability with a unique yet highly-regarded qualification from a world-renowned university
How you will learn on this programme
Students will start with a solid understanding in the main conceptual and theoretical debates within the discipline of homicide investigation. This will develop into an understanding of the motivations behind offending behaviour and other disciplines in the field. To enhance critical thinking students will study this area from academic, strategic and operational perspectives. Students will develop the skills of in-depth and critical analysis and become familiar with the latest research in the discipline. By developing a critical awareness of current problems, students will secure new insights.
This programme is ideal for you if you are:
seeking to enter into or advance your investigative career or are a professional already engaged in this or associated fields who is seeking to enhance their knowledge, critical thinking and career prospects by undertaking further qualifications.
wishing to work in homicide investigations or gain promotion in public, private or international organisations. It is ideal for you if your career plans involve dealing with homicide, serious organised crime or investigation more broadly and would benefit from a solid academic grounding in the field.
wishing to work in intelligence, investigations and security orientated careers or gain promotion in public, private or international organisations.
The fees for 2021 entry onto the Homicide Investigation programme are as follows:
Until 14th May 2021
After 14th May 2021
£8,995 / US$11,695
£9,795 / US$12,735
£6,195 / US$8,055
£6,595 / US$8,575
£3,295 / US$4,285
£3,495 / US$4,545