Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

Add to favourites
UCAS CODE: C7F4

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • 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

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,325per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

Choose a qualification

A level : BCC

Including Biology or Human Biology.Year 2 entry with A Levels in BBC including Biology.

VIEW MORE

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 100 36

    25th out of 34 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 62%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    79th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    29th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    128 68%

    9th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    14th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    17th

    3

Suggested courses

University of Leicester
SIMILAR RANKING

Criminology with Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

Biological Sciences league table

46
University of Kent
MOST VIEWED

Psychology with Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

University league table

50

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!