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Criminal Justice and Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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UCAS CODE: F420

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Kick-start your career in the criminal justice system with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Criminal Justice and Forensic Science programme. You will develop expertise in criminal justice and the forensic examination of evidence. This will prepare you for a career in the criminal justice system in policing, criminology or as a forensic scientist capable of analysing and interpreting evidence from crime scenes.PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS• This programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to work as a Forensic Scientist in a lab or crime scene.• Study the processes and practices of the criminal justice system• Learning is consolidated through site visits, workshops, role-play and presentations.• The programme will focus not only on Scotland, but the United Kingdom, Europe and beyond. You will also acquire a range of key transferable critical, analytical andevaluative skills.• Guest lectures from practitioners,casebased projects and work placements will increase your employability.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    104th out of 104 7

    69th out of 105 1

    25th out of 34 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    115 51%

    56th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    93rd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    44th

    28
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    29th

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.59 72%

    103rd

    41
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    128 68%

    9th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    14th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    17th

    3

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