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Criminology and Forensic Biology BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Teaching takes place at the Parkgate Road Campus.At Chester we offer you a dynamic and diverse course. We explore the relationship between criminological theories and criminal justice policies and practices. You will also look at explanations for crime and antisocial behaviour and how the police and courts deal with such matters. Additionally, you will study the role of punishment and the secure estate, and investigate crimes of the powerless and crimes of the powerful. The issue of human rights is integral to our analyses.A combination of forensic aspects with a thorough grounding in the traditional science of biology, in particular the molecular biology techniques and DNA profiling. The techniques learnt are transferable to other biological disciplines and provide a solid foundation for anyone wanting to study further.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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12,750per year

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A level : BCC - BBC

The Department requires one of the following subjects as essential for entry: GCE A Level: Biology, Applied Science

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

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    79th out of 100 7

    77th out of 104 7

    54th out of 105 32

  • Entry standards

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    106 48%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    60th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    60th

    31
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    111 49%

    65th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    50th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    117 61%

    45th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    52
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    31st

    43

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