Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Forensic Science (Forensic Biology) MSc

University of Huddersfield

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This course provides postgraduate education in Forensic Science with a further specialisation in DNA/Body fluids; which is the main discipline of Forensic Biology. Forensic Science involves the use of scientific techniques and principles to address questions of interest to a court of law. This course aims to provide you with an overview of forensic science in general, following the crime scene to court model. This includes a series of crime scene exercises in our crime scene facilities, covering strategies for crime scene examination and an exploration of techniques associated with crime scene examination.

Career support

Graduates of the course can obtain forensic science positions in the UK with forensic science providers or with police services, which have their own in-house forensic provisions. There are also forensic opportunities overseas. In addition, the course provides transferable skills, meaning that the graduate is also employable in other sectors, particularly in those where a degree of quality control and assurance is required. This course can also act as a precursor to a research position or a higher degree such as a PhD.

96.4% of our postgraduate students go on to work and/or further study within fifteen months of graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 2016/17, UK domiciled graduates).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,000per year

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

University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 100 5

    14th out of 34 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    122 55%

    47th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    18th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    17th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    126 67%

    11th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    29th

    5

Suggested courses

University of Bradford
NEARBY

PhD (School of Chemistry and Biosciences) Doctorate

University of Bradford

University league table

University of Bradford
SIMILAR RANKING

Bioinformatics MSc

University of Bradford

Biological Sciences league table

56
University of Birmingham
MOST VIEWED

Forensic Psychology Practice Doctorate (CPD route)

University of Birmingham

University league table

19

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!