BSc (Hons) — 2025 entry Criminology with Forensic Investigation

On this course you will explore the causes of criminal behaviour, the principles of the criminal justice system, and the key elements of crime scene investigation. Using our new forensic flat, you'll get hands-on experience to learn about crime scene methods and analysing how you can apply them in a controlled environment. You'll develop wide range of investigative, practical, and communication skills that are attractive to employers.

Key course information

Typical offer
Start date
September 2025
Full time
3 years
Overseas fees
To be confirmed
Subject areas
UCAS code
Stag Hill
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Why choose
this course?

  • What motivates offenders? How does forensic evidence help to support investigations? How do we use forensic intelligence to develop strategies? How does crime impact victims, and which punishments should be imposed on criminals? These are some of the questions you’ll explore on our BSc Criminology with Forensic Investigation course.  
  • Our BSc (Hons) Criminology with Forensic Investigation course will help you develop a critical perspective on contemporary issues relating to crime, deviance, the criminal justice system, and the processes of crime investigation.
  • Our award-winning Professional Training Placements scheme prepares students for roles in industry.
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6th in the UK

For criminology in the Guardian University Guide 2024


90.4% of our criminology students are satisfied with their course in the 2023 National Student Survey*

12th in the UK

Surrey is ranked 12th in the Complete University Guide 2025

*Measured by % positivity based on Q1-24, National Student Survey 2023

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