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Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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Full-time | Lanarkshire Campus | 4 Years | 07-SEP-20
  • Full-time | Lanarkshire Campus | 4 Years | 07-SEP-20
  • Full-time | Paisley Campus | 4 Years | 07-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    C7F4

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    104th

    10
  • Subject Ranking

    26th

    2 (Forensic Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    118

  • Graduate Prospects

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    70

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.13

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    07-SEP-20

Course Summary

This programme equips you with the forensic analytical skills to assess crime scenes, analyse biological and chemical evidence and develop complex problem solving skills. The programme also equips you with the skills to pursue a career within biological sciences, in disciplines such as molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology. Focusing on the theory and application of laboratory techniques used in bioscience and forensic science, you will have opportunities to practice scientific techniques, analysis and data presentation. Learning and assessment is varied and interactive including case studies and discussion groups.You may undertake a 12-week placement during Year 3 where you can apply the skills, techniques and knowledge gained so far.There are various areas where good scientific skills are required including clinical laboratories; analytical laboratories; research laboratories; contract research organisations; distillers; and support companies.Graduates enjoy careers in healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and environmental management industries, where roles include microbiologists, molecular scientists and analytical chemists. Postgraduate opportunities in research, teaching or other full-time courses may be available.Graduates are eligible for membership of the Royal Society of Biology.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

Grades / Points

CCD

Details

Biology or Human Biology

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

104th

About this University

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is a dynamic, modern university that ensures its graduates are ready to meet the demands of their chosen profession. The university's four West of Scotland campuses are within easy reach of some of Scotland's most amazing scenery, as well as close to the exciting cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh; and the UWS London campus is in the heart of one of the world's most bustling cities.

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Lanarkshire Campus

UWS

Eco Campus, Stephenson Place Hamilton International Technology Park

Hamilton

G72 0LH

UNITED KINGDOM