Introduction to
Criminology & Crime Scene Investigation

For anyone with a keen interest in forensic science, crime scene protocol and the social sciences.


Why take this course?

The study of crime scenes is always a popular topic with those who study social sciences. The range of crime-related dramas and documentaries proves that the public also have a keen interest in criminology.

This course is for anyone with a keen interest in forensic science, crime scene protocol and the social sciences. This is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to study social sciences to sample disciplines in this subject area.

What you will experience

On this course you will look at criminological theory, psychology and sociology.

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Key facts

Mode of study
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What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On completion, students may wish to undertake the following courses at North East Scotland College:


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The reduced fee for this course is for those who are assessed as a Home Fee Student.

Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information on eligibility.

Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

This course is currently unavailable. Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information.

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.