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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

    20-SEP-21

  • 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. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Application deadline

15 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.

University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

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

The new Catalyst building will be home to future-facing Business degrees. All students have access to industry-standard facilities such as the Smart Zone.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 34 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    116 59%

    19th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    13th

    4

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