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Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

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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

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– This course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences for the component standards in Interpretation, Evaluation and Presentation of Evidence; Laboratory Analysis; and Crime Scene Investigation. When you graduate you’ll be eligible to apply to be an Associate of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.– This course received 90 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2019).– We have cutting edge facilities in DNA analysis, archaeology, questioned documents, toxicology and drug confirmation. Equipment is based on what is used in real-life examinations. There is also a designated crime scene house.**About this course**How is scientific evidence gathered from a crime scene? How is it analysed and used in investigation? How is it interpreted and presented in court?This course prepares you for a career in this increasingly important area. Case studies, fieldwork and lab work cover all aspects of investigating a crime scene. These include crime scene processing, forensic archaeology, drugs, toxicology, DNA, body fluids, entomology, fibres, fire investigation and ballistics. You’ll also have an introduction to criminal law, which includes cross examination in a mock courtroom setting.Specialist topics include blood pattern analysis (BPA), expert witness training, counterfeits and forgeries, and the analysis of trace evidence.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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15,000per year

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Entry requirements

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Two Science A2s, to include Biology and/or Chemistry, with minimum of grade C or above. Other Science subjects considered as second science include Physics and Mathematics

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 34 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    96 51%

    28th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    22nd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    29th

    8

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