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Forensic Science (with a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stoke-on-Trent College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course has been specially designed for those students who wish to study forensic science but are coming from a non-science background. Please note, the first year of this qualification is delivered by our academic partner institution, Stoke-on-Trent College, and will be taught at their campus. This first year will provide you with the relevant knowledge in biology and chemistry before you progress on to the main degree.Our BSc Forensic Science degree will provide you with practical experience in crime scene processing and photography in our dedicated crime scene house and grounds. You will gain skills in the laboratory analysis of evidence types including fingermarks, trace evidence, footwear marks and digital, Forensic Biology (including analysis of body fluids, bloodstain interpretation, hair analysis and DNA profiling) and Forensic Chemistry (including drug profiling, analysis of explosives and the determination of blood alcohol concentration). A key emphasis will be the interpretation, evaluation and presentation of your findings. Our industry standard facilities include a crime scene house, specialist laboratories and equipment to capture fibre evidence and fingerprinting. You will also benefit from expert practitioner input into your degree through our Staffordshire Police Forensic Partnership.On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

Staffordshire University prides itself on its friendly vibe, its world-class facilities, specialist courses and dedicated international student support.
Students are guaranteed a warm welcome at the One Staffs Café, a weekly, informal get-together for all international students.
Students can go on work placements to increase their employability on graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 34 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    114 60%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    10th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    12th

    1

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