• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Professional Studies in Forensic Road Collision Investigation (Hons) programme from De Montfort University is mainly based around a research module which will require you to complete a work based project and as such you will need to be employed in the field of collision investigation.


The Professional Studies in Forensic Road Collision Investigation (Hons) course from De Montfort University builds on the Foundation Degree which together provides a thorough understanding of the physical principles underlying collisions and vehicle dynamics and how mathematics can be used to describe and model collision scenarios. 

The course also helps you to understand how modern technology is used in forensic collision investigation. A strong emphasis is placed on the practical use of technology to investigate real-world collisions.

The course provides an understanding and use of a wide range of hardware and software such as calculation and simulation programs that allow a collision to be reconstructed

Graduate careers

This course provides the necessary theoretical knowledge and understanding to perform work as a forensic road collision investigator. A considerable proportion of investigators start work for the police service investigating and reporting on fatal and serious injury collisions. A growing number are employed as consultants, providing support to the civil and criminal courts.


Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computer collision analysis
  • Professional development and project preparation
  • Individual project

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Application to this top-up BSc (Hons) course requires successful completion of Forensic Road Collision Investigation Foundation Degree (FdSc).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3156 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3156 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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