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Forensic Science and Physics BSc (Hons) Keele University

UK

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Course info

Summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.Studying a combined honours degree at Keele will include some modules from both of the single honours degrees. In this case, your programme will be made up of a combination of modules from both Forensic Science and Physics. It will provide you with a broad education in the core areas of forensic science and the use of mathematics to describe the physical world.For the Forensic Science element of the course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of forensic science, taught by academics and forensic professionals, as well as gaining valuable lab and crime scene experience, helping you to stay ahead in this fast-moving science. You will be taught in our modern laboratory facilities and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and our dedicated Crime Scene House. Our forensic science combined honours programmes are recognised by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.Your studies will focus on key topics in forensic chemistry, analytical science, forensic biology and criminalistics science. You will develop your analytical science skills, enabling you to analyse a variety of forensic evidence. This is complemented by additional emphasis on professional practice and an understanding of the roles of the crime scene investigator and the forensic scientist as an expert witness in the court.For the Physics element of the course, you’ll use mathematics to describe the physical world, and learn to plan and conduct investigations before reporting your results. Your course will be informed by the research interests of your teaching staff: primarily astrophysics and condensed matter physics.Regular laboratory sessions will enable you to investigate unfamiliar phenomena and acquire specialist techniques, but you’ll also develop invaluable transferable skills such as communication, IT and interpersonal skills. We operate an open-door policy which enables you to have excellent and flexible access to staff to seek advice or feedback on your work.Our teaching strategy is designed to enable you to become an independent scientist who will have a great deal to offer prospective employers. Our graduates have entered careers in a range of professional forensic science sectors, including DNA profiling to digital forensics, or as analytical scientists and researchers within the broader business sector, such as chemical analytical consultancies, pharmaceuticals or environmental monitoring. Some of our graduates also undertake postgraduate qualifications such as an MSc, PGCE or PhD qualification prior to entering employment.As part of a Combined Honours degree, Physics at Keele prepares you for many different careers. Employers value versatile, numerate graduates who can analyse, investigate and communicate. You could take up roles as a research scientist, medical physicist, geophysicist, software engineer, or teacher; or take on roles that are not directly related to physics such as in management or public services.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Forensic Science and Physics BSc (Hons).

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£17,000.00 (17,44,889) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

25-Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£17,000.00 (17,44,889) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

25-Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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