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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-21

  • Duration

    1 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 2020

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A level : CDD

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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

    97th out of 103 6

    70th out of 102 9

    21st out of 34 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    131 59%

    43rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    99th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    16th

    77
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    114 58%

    58th

    27
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    62nd

    17
  • 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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