Applications for the 2016 programme are welcome. Further details will be released shortly.
The provisional course dates are: 25 July - 12 August 2016, with accommodation provided from Sunday 24 July to Saturday 13 August
- A three-week residential summer school for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
- Provides a unique insight into forensic science and its role in criminal justice.
- Based at the University of Leicester, one of the UK’s top universities.
A collaboration between the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police, the CSI:Leicester summer school offers students the opportunity to not only study a range of topics around criminal justice but also to assume the role of a forensic scientist and solve a (simulated) crime.
Teaching and Trips
Teaching is a mixture of classroom and laboratory work with plenty of hands-on activities and there are field trips. The course tutors have a wealth of experience and knowledge in diverse relevant fields including forensic science, chemistry, criminology, forensic psychology, law and criminal justice.
All classes and laboratory activities take place at the University of Leicester and accommodation is provided in the University's halls of residence.
Who is it for?
The CSI:Leicester summer school is aimed at students from any country who are considering careers in law enforcement, criminal law, security, forensics or any other part of the criminal justice system. You will need to be reasonably fluent in English but no scientific expertise or background is required.
Pricing and registration
The 2016 CSI:Leicester course costs £1,950, which includes:
- accommodation at the University of Leicester for the duration of the course (self-catering)
- all course-related materials and field trips.
NB. Flights and transfers to the UK are not included in the price, and are the responsibility of the student.
There is a non-residential option available, charged at £1,600, which includes the same as above minus the accommodation. There is also a bursary available for students currently enrolled at the University of Leicester, please contact the course team for further details.