What will I learn?

**Why study BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (with Foundation Year) at BU?**- Taught by professional practitioners and guest speakers who are experts in their respective fields, including forensic archaeology, genocide investigation and toxicology- Participate in multiple field trips, as well as being taught in contemporary lecture halls and state-of-the-art labs where you’ll use cutting-edge equipment.- Take part in invaluable lab and fieldwork experience, including mock crime scenes and disasters, including a live fire exercise.- Provided with theoretical and practical training covering crime scene science, toxicology, chemistry and molecular biology.- Gain valuable work experience on your placement if you choose to take one and springboard into a career as a forensic investigator post-graduation.- 92% of our final year students agree that this course is intellectually stimulating.Exploring crime scene science, toxicology, chemistry, and molecular biology, this degree is designed to be one of the most modern and relevant of its kind. It has been engineered to give you an understanding of the theory and practice of forensic science.**Foundation year:** We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the scientific skills required for Forensic Science, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Which department am I in?

Department of Life and Environmental Sciences

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0, plus at least one of the following: SATR tests are accepted only on courses in which all subjects are considered. Students will need a combined score between 1700 and 1800 (pre-March 2016) or between 1200 and 1300 (post-March 2016). The required score will vary according to the course applied for. Students must have also completed High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0. SATR, SATS, AP and ACT test score requirements will vary depending on the course you are applying for and SATS and AP tests must be taken according to the relevant subject requirement of their course.

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

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