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Law, Crime and Forensics

Inspiring a new generation of change makers, legal and investigative minds

Explore Law, Crime and Forensics at Coventry University

New perspectives, outcomes and technologies are influencing the ever-changing judiciary landscape of Law, Crime and Forensics.

Our courses are designed to equip you with the skills you’ll need to navigate the changing landscape of our modern world. You’ll be supported to explore current ideas, situations and social issues, and challenged to present your own response to them.

Our courses are built with employability in mind. We make sure that you get hands-on practical experience and the chance to learn in environments that replicate real life situations.

As well as roles in the legal industry, police force and forensic investigation, studying a degree in this area could lead you to a broad range of career options. These include working in government departments on things like research and policy making, building better businesses in corporate governance, or changing the world in advocacy and non-profit organisations.

Reasons to choose Law, Crime and Forensics at Coventry University

No. 3 for Forensic Science icon

No. 3 for Forensic Science

The Complete University Guide 2024

1st for graduate prospects (on track) in Forensic Science icon

1st for graduate prospects (on track) in Forensic Science

The Complete University Guide 2023

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Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects

Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022

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Top 3 Student City in England (Coventry)

QS Best Student Cities Index 2023

  • No. 3 for Forensic Science icon

    No. 3 for Forensic Science

    The Complete University Guide 2024

  • 1st for graduate prospects (on track) in Forensic Science icon

    1st for graduate prospects (on track) in Forensic Science

    The Complete University Guide 2023

  • Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects icon

    Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects

    Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022

  • Top 3 Student City in England (Coventry) icon

    Top 3 Student City in England (Coventry)

    QS Best Student Cities Index 2023

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What can I do with a degree in law, crime or forensics?

The skills and knowledge you gain from a degree in law, crime or forensics can help you with specialist understanding in a variety of different careers, these can include:

Criminology and Forensic Investigation

  1. Law Enforcement professional
  2. Criminal analyst
  3. Prison and Rehabilitation officer
  4. Social worker

Law

  1. Barrister
  2. Chartered Legal Executive
  3. Solicitor
  4. Arbitrator
  5. Activist
  6. Policy maker
  7. NGO change maker
  8. Researcher
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