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**About Keele**Set in 600 acres of countryside in North Staffordshire, we have one of the largest and most beautiful campuses in Britain. We’re proud to be No.2 in England for Student Satisfaction with Course (Guardian University League Table, 2020), investing more than £140m in our campus in the last ten years, including £45m new science laboratories. In 2021 we were proud to be awarded Sustainability Institution of the Year at the prestigious Green Gown Awards as part of our mission to become a carbon neutral campus by 2030. We're committed to supporting you to achieve your career goals, and have a dedicated Careers and Employability team who can assist you to navigate your options beyond Keele.**Foundation Year**If you do not meet the requirements for direct entry onto a degree programme, our foundation year can provide an alternative route into your degree. The course provides preparation for the academic skills required for degree level study, delivering the opportunity to develop the questioning and analytical skills required for progression into your chosen programme. Upon meeting the progression criteria and successfully completing the foundation year, you will automatically progress into your Keele undergraduate degree with the confidence that you have the skills, and knowledge needed to successfully complete your course.**Start Dates**We offer a September and January intake across many of our Foundation Year programmes with our January start point offering a compressed timeframe (January-July) but without the loss of teaching weeks or acceleration of teaching and content delivery. Unless otherwise stated, the UCAS equal consideration deadline for all undergraduate applications, except those with a 15 October deadline is 26 January. For our January 2023 foundation year entry, the application deadline is 20 December 2022. Unfortunately we are unable to offer a January intake for the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery degree with Foundation Year and other health-related Foundation Year degrees.Please ensure that you are viewing the correct UCAS page for the entry point you are interested in. You can switch between the September and January UCAS pages by using the blue 'course options available' button above. We welcome direct applications for the January entry point. Contact our Admissions team to apply now. Telephone: +44 (0)1782 734010 Email: admissions@keele.ac.uk.**Forensic and Analytical Investigation MSci**Along with an education in the core areas of forensic science and investigation, you will gain an in-depth theoretical and practical understanding of analytical techniques, not only to analyse forensic evidence, but within industry in general.This four year undergraduate master’s course will provide you with a broad education in the core areas of forensic science and investigation. Your studies will focus on key topics in forensic chemistry, analytical science, forensic biology and criminalistics science. This is complemented by study of the overarching forensic process, from the crime scene to the court, which includes 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. Throughout your studies you will gain a wide variety of skills that will enable you to work independently.In addition to the laboratory skills that you will develop as part of the programme, you will also gain many transferable skills that are valued by employers, including team working, communication and problem-solving skills. Our hands-on teaching approach, coupled with modern laboratories, 'real-life' crime scene facilities and industry standard equipment, means that you will be extremely well equipped to enter the workplace at t

Which department am I in?

Keele (Central)

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4.5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 19,262) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

4 January 2022

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full time including foundation year (4.5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (US$ 20,225) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

3 January 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) (600= A/B; 550=C) OR a combination of SAT Subject Tests/ AP's/ ACT composite score 26 (totalling 3). Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no subtest score below 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Keele University

Keele University has risen to 32nd place in the UK and made it into the top ten and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction