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Forensic Science (MSci 4 years) MSci (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

A Forensic Science degree from Kent will give you the best possible start to a range of careers. You will get to grips with specialist Forensics skills as well learning the science behind crime-scene scenarios and the legal processes and training in the delivery of expert witness testimony. You will be equipped with a range of skills that can be used within a range of careers including the police, Ministry of Defence as well as archaeology and the food and pharmaceutical industries.Choose Forensic Science at Kent because:* our course is ranked 5th in the Complete University Guide and * you receive extensive practical training in our world-class laboratories, with opportunities to work on live research projects* you are taught by active researchers who ensure you learn the most up-to-date science, as well as those who have gained extensive knowledge, experience and contacts working in the field. * a strong focus on chemistry opens up a world of opportunities for you after graduation, while our dedicated careers team can help you make the best start to life after Kent.Our four year undergraduate Masters degree will give you a valuable postgraduate qualification which can help to give you the edge in the job market. In your fourth year you will dive deeper into the subject by working on a research project in an area of your choosing, enhancing your skills and knowledge. This degree programme introduces you to a range of specialist forensics modules including ballistics, digital forensics and DNA analysis, as well as giving you the chemistry, maths and law skills and knowledge needed to success in a range of forensic science related careers.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Kent

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  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 34 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    123 65%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%



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