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Criminology and Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our Criminology and Forensic Science course is taught by research-active criminologists and experienced former forensic practitioners and will give you an insight into the study of crime and its investigation within the criminal justice system.The course has two distinct themes – the criminological theme covers the theory of crime, how society is policed and the issues and alternatives to custodial sentencing. The forensic science theme addresses the scientific theory and practical techniques that are used in crime scene examination and the laboratory to allow you to locate, examine and interpret evidential material for the courtroom. In doing so you will be provided with significant hands-on laboratory experience in, for example, analytical chemistry, blood pattern interpretation, DNA analysis and fibre examination.This course is designed to support and inspire you to high achievement and professionalism in your future career. Building on fundamental knowledge and laboratory skills, you will develop into an independent graduate who can tackle complex problems with confidence, skill and maturity.The course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 120

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculatorSubject Requirements:There are no specific subject requirements for this course. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths, English Language and a Science at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalen

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in law, design, engineering, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 130 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

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  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    132 67%

    32nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    57th

    2

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