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Forensic Science (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

UK

What will I learn?

BSc(Hons) Forensic Science (with Foundation Year) is accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences. It was designed with input from professional forensic scientists to give you a deep understanding of the way science is used to investigate crime.With a strong emphasis on problem-solving and communicating scientific findings, you’ll learn about everything from crime scene investigation and laboratory analysis, to interpreting, evaluating and presenting evidence. You’ll study foundation year modules with students from other biological, biomedical and environmental science courses so you can switch to another course if your interests change.Explore forensic instruments in our industry-standard laboratories. Apply your scientific knowledge at simulated crime scenes in our specially-adapted Crime Scene House. Present evidence and respond to questions in our mock courtroom.Guest lectures from inspirational professionals will give you insights into specialist topics – and you can tailor the degree to suit your specific interests. You’ll be encouraged to do summer internships and placements, and you can apply to spend a year studying abroad.The knowledge and skills you’ll gain will open up lots of career paths. You could work with forensic science providers or the Police, or as a laboratory analyst. Many students do postgraduate study, particularly in toxicology, forensic anthropology, osteology and archaeology. Your analytical approach to problem-solving will be just as valued in other sectors, like teaching or the legal profession.

Which department am I in?

Department of Applied Sciences

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

SATR (SAT I) with a minimum score of 1050 out of 1600. 2 SAT Subject Tests with minimum scores of 550. Students need to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

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

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