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BSc (Hons)Forensic Science

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Overview

Forensic scientists utilise skills from a wide range of academic disciplines. This programme’s regular laboratory sessions, practical scenarios in our mock crime scenes and lectures from experts in their field give an insight into the fascinating world of present day forensic science.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Fundamentals of Biochemistry (30 credits)
Fundamental Biology and Physiology (30 credits)
Practical and Professional Skills – Life Science (15 credits)
Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
Introduction to Forensic Science (15 credits)
Practical and Professional Skills (15 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Metabolism and Disease (15 credits)
Research and Professional Skills (15 credits)
Intermediate Forensic Science (30 credits)
Instrumental Analysis (15 credits)
Skills in Crime Scene Examination, Evidence Recovery and Law (15 credits)
Genetics (15 credits)
Forensic Geoscience (15 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Project (Chemical Sciences) (30 credits)
Advanced Topics in Forensic Science (15 credits)
Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Pharmaceutical Analysis & Testing (30 credits)
Forensic Identification and Investigation (15 credits)
Computer Forensics 2 (15 credits)
Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology (15 credits)
Advanced and Clinical Immunology (15 credits)
Medical Microbiology (15 credits)
Medical Biochemistry (15 credits)

Career opportunities

This degree will equip you with the broad scientific training and transferable skills that will give you the maximum opportunity for choice in your career. Graduates may pursue roles in forensic science and criminal justice, but also in management, communications and the wider pharmaceutical, chemical and biological sectors.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States