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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Pontypridd

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the four-year MSci Forensic Science course is an opportunity to enhance your career prospects. It focuses on further skills in DNA and toxicological analysis, research skills and project management.The MSci Forensic Science course has a strong focus on employability and you’ll study the entire process from crime scene to court. You will be trained in standard practices and techniques used in crime scene investigation, as well as laboratory analysis of evidence and its interpretation.You’ll study specialist branches of forensic science, including anthropology, fire investigation and toxicology. You can obtain a PRINCE2 Foundation qualification in project management and conduct an industry-related laboratory research project.An MSci course combines Bachelors and Masters' level modules into one fully integrated package. There are many personal benefits to this including fast-tracking your career, a wider range of career pathways, greater financial rewards and a wider range of employability skills to put on your CV.Our Forensic Science courses are based at our Glyntaff campus. USW Glyntaff is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful views.Home to our health, nursing, police, sport and science students, Glyntaff has state-of-the-art facilities including the latest science laboratories and a Crime Scene House for forensic investigation. You will also find a library, two cafes and a free regular shuttle bus to USW Treforest.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,600per year

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Chemistry and Biology are required. General Studies is not accepted. We take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 34 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    123 62%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    25th

    11

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