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Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons)

University of Winchester

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UCAS CODE: F410

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Learn from a teaching team with wide-ranging practitioner experience offering genuine insight into Forensic Investigation- Benefit from interactive and practical teaching approaches that bring theory and practice to life- Focus on professional employability throughout the programme- Experience real-world criminology in action by reviewing actual cases at The Justice Project- Our campus is friendly and compact with a community feel, offering first-class, sustainable facilities for learning and teaching. On our dynamic three-year programme you engage with the key issues surrounding forensic detection methods. Combining elements of criminology, psychology and archaeology you are introduced to a wide range of applied investigative techniques, grounded in both classic and contemporary theoretical perspectives.With opportunities to get kitted out in full crime suit and gloves, at Winchester you can contribute to and experience real-world criminology in action through the Justice Project, working on cases where the appeals system has been exhausted.Throughout the programme expert teaching and a range of assessment methods encourages you to develop research and analytical skills, excellent written and oral communication skills and to gain experience of building and presenting arguments.In Year 1, you are introduced to the broad scope of forensic science practice and the core conceptual, theoretical, ethical and practical debates within forensic studies.The second year of the programme mines specific forensic science practices, such as DNA analysis and forensic archaeology, in more detail. You also learn about the key roles of forensic anthropology and medical examiners.In the final year, you appreciate the complexities involved in collecting and presenting forensic evidence through a series of practical activities. You also undertake a research project in the form of a dissertation and focus on professional development in preparation for employment.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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UCAS Points : 104 - 120

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 in English Language is required.

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    104 52%

    82nd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    72nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    50th

    3

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