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Cranfield University: Forensic Investigation of Heritage Crime

Institution Cranfield University View institution profile
Department Cranfield University
Web https://www.cranfield.ac.uk
Email studyforensics@cranfield.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

Over the last decade, heritage crime has become an increasing issue across the world. Efforts from the international heritage community to tackle crime against cultural property have highlighted the increasing demand for highly qualified and skilled subject matter experts. Developed from discussions with cultural heritage bodies, NGOs, military and police, this new forensic MSc will provide you with real world skills that will enhance your employability.

Why this course?

This course will fit into the highly successful Forensic Master’s Programme run by Cranfield University. Cranfield teaches a suite of other Forensic MSc titles, which means that students on this course will work alongside those studying other forensic disciplines in depth, including archaeology, anthropology, ballistics and investigations. Optional modules on this new course allow its students to experience one or two modules in some of these other specialties, enhancing their employability and increasing the student experience.

Students are required to take nine core modules and choose up to two elective modules based on their particular background, future requirements or interests. This is followed by a four-month research project.

Some modules for this MSc may be taught at Cranfield University at Shrivenham.

Your career Key organisations have supported the need for further education within this field, due to the rise in crime and high demand for highly qualified subject matter experts.

This course aims to meet these demands and improve the employment prospects for students, and promotion prospects for existing heritage professionals. Heritage is a competitive, but expanding field, and the knowledge gained from this MSc should be of real world use to enhance your chances of employment.

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Cranfield University 


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