United Kingdom

University of the West of England

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

University of the West of England

Forensic Science (with Foundation Year)

Forensic scientists apply scientific analysis to criminal and civil investigations, producing evidence that is admissible in a court of law. This is a fascinating and rigorous scientific discipline that builds your knowledge of biology and chemistry, as well as developing advanced problem-solving, data interpretation and communication skills. From crime scene to laboratory to courtroom, studying Forensic Science will provide you with a springboard into a range of exciting careers within the justice system and beyond. MSci Forensic Science has been designed in conjunction with professional forensic scientists to provide a deep understanding of the way scientific disciplines are applied to the investigation of crime. Covering crime scene investigation, laboratory analysis, interpretation and evaluation, as well as the presentation of evidence, the course has a strong practical focus with excellent study facilities. In the final year, you will study advanced topics, including practical fire investigation, blood pattern analysis and wildlife forensics, alongside an extended research project.

  • Qualification
    Master of Science - MSci
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,250
  • Qualification
    Master of Science - MSci
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including foundation year
  • Duration
    6 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,250