801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LQ, United Kingdom

Forensic Science - Kingston University

**Reasons to choose Kingston** – This course received 92 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018). – We have cutting edge facilities in DNA analysis, archaeology, questioned documents, toxicology and drug confirmation. Our equipment and instrumentation are based on those used in real life casework examinations, we also have a designated crime scene house. – You’ll graduate with an integrated knowledge of scientific disciplines and strong analytical abilities – highly sought after by employers. **About this course** If you’re interested in the application of science to criminal investigations, this course is ideal. It explores the collection, analysis and interpretation of scientific evidence. Case studies and fieldwork cover every aspect of investigating a crime scene. You’ll gain a broad understanding of the major branches of biology and chemistry and develop laboratory, IT, numeracy and study skills. You’ll study crime scene processing, forensic archaeology, drugs, toxicology, DNA, body fluids, entomology, fibres, fire investigation and ballistics. Specialist topics include blood pattern analysis (BPA), expert witness training, counterfeits and forgeries, and the analysis of trace evidence. An introduction to criminal law includes cross examination in a mock courtroom setting.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250