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Forensic Science (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

From sharp force trauma to spectra, from bones to bugs... Wrexham Glyndŵr University will prepare you for an exciting career in science.This degree has been designed to provide a detailed knowledge of numerous scientific disciplines and how they can be applied to investigate a wide range of crimes. The programme has been tailored to train students to become competent and skilled scientists, able to conduct analysis of materials, interpret complex results, and present their evidence as expert witnesses.With a strong practical focus, this course will train students in a wide variety of fields, including crime scene investigation, biology and chemistry. You will use our dedicated laboratories, crime scene house, and taphonomic facility (body farm) to test and hone your scientific skills.This programme is among the ones with the longest history in the School of Applied Science, Computing and Engineering. We also have long-term collaboration with regional stakeholders, including North Wales Polices and several analytical companies to provide students with opportunities to perform frontier research and publish papers.Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study by building on your fundamental science knowledge and academic study skillsHighly specialised facilities including a dedicated crime scene investigation house, located right on the campus, and the first, and only, licensed body farm in Wales for taphonomic study and researchHighly experienced, research and case active staff delivering hands-on practical session with modern laboratory equipmentOpportunities to attend a number of course-related trips and events including conferences in forensic science and eligibility for Student Membership of The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (additional costs apply)Inclusive and supportive teaching with tutorial support available through the medium of WelshEstablished partnerships with a number of industries in the areas of forensic, chemical, analytical and materials science including collaboration with North Wales Police on research projects in forensic investigation*1st in Wales for assessment and feedback & student voice (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS data 2018) with a focus on work-related assessment activities such as mock courtrooms and crime investigation scenariosYou can also choose to study this course as a three year degree (without a foundation year) BSc (Hons) Forensic Science UCAS Code: F412

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Students often comment that the campus is like a home away from home. This small, inclusive university has a friendly, community feel.
Help for all students to reach their full potential, with individual support available across a number of areas.
Pre-sessional English language courses for students who do not meet the language requirements for their chosen programme.

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