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Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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UCAS CODE: C7F4

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

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.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    84th out of 103 1

    21st out of 34 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%

    42nd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46 46%

    99th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    14th

    40
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    128 65%

    13th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    20th

    7

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