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Forensic Science (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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UCAS CODE: F556

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**- On our Forensic Science (Foundation Entry) course you’ll get a grounding in the kinds of skills you’ll need if you want to become a forensic scientist or a crime scene investigator.- Throughout your foundation year you’ll enhance your scientific knowledge and we’ll teach you a wide range of practical laboratory techniques. You’ll get insights into the world of forensic investigation, the management and processing of crime scenes, and analysing evidence in the laboratory.- Foundation entry degree courses like this one are ideal if you’ve got the ability to study for a degree but you don’t have the qualifications needed to directly enter the full honours degree programme. During the foundation year we’ll equip you with the essential knowledge and understanding of theoretical and practical science skills you’ll need to succeed at degree level.- When you progress to our full BSc (Hons) Forensic Science degree you’ll have access to some fantastic facilities, including our crime scene houses, a vehicle examination bay, and a blood spatter pattern analysis suite, further enhanced by purpose built facilities at our pioneering Lancashire Forensic Science Academy (LFSA) partnership.**Why study with us**- The foundation year will provide you with an interesting and stimulating grounding in science. You’ll build your confidence and become an independent learner.- You’ll gain key practical skills in our modern, spacious and well-equipped laboratory facilities.- During your course you’ll have the chance to go on an optional sandwich placement year, as well as specialist placement opportunities at the LFSA, to gain valuable industry experience.**Further Information** - When you progress to our full BSc (Hons) Forensic Science degree you’ll have access to some fantastic facilities, including our crime scene houses, a vehicle examination bay, and a blood spatter pattern analysis suite. There are also well-equipped laboratories on campus and an extensive collection of human skeletons. Our Analytical Suite is equipped with cutting-edge instrumentation, such as electron microscopes and inductively coupled plasma mass-spectrometers. We also have laboratories dedicated to biology, entomology and anthropology.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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14,000per year

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 35 1

    11th out of 34 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    120 49%

    33rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    28th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    134 68%

    10th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    25th

    7

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