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What will I learn?

Analyse the science behind a crime scene to identify and present admissible forensic evidence to uphold justice and make a difference in people's lives. From gathering evidential traces at a crime scene to analysing DNA, you will develop the knowledge, analytical skills, methods and techniques to enter a rewarding science-based career in a variety of sectors.**Why choose this course?**- No.1 in England for Forensic Science (Complete University Guide, 2022)- Use a wide variety of industry-standard instrumentation in Keele's state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories- This programme is accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences- Develop your practical and professional skills in our indoor and outdoor crime scene facilitiesForensic science is a critical element of the criminal justice system. As criminals continue to use ever advancing tools and techniques to commit crime, the field of forensics is integral in producing scientific evidence for use in courts of law to support the prosecution or defence in criminal and civil investigations.Our Forensic Science BSc is an interdisciplinary applied science course that focuses on the entire forensic process, from evidence collection, analysis and interpretation to court reporting. The core curriculum includes key topics in forensic chemistry, forensic biology and criminalistic science. Throughout your studies you will develop an understanding of continuity of evidence and how the crime scene, the laboratory and the court contribute to the forensic and legal process. You'll also explore specialist branches of forensic science, including anthropology, fire investigation and toxicology.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Which department am I in?

Keele (Central)

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

September 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

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