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