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Forensic Science with Criminology BSc (Hons)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Pontypridd

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Would you like to gain an insight into criminal profiling and crime scene investigation, while exploring how and why crimes are committed?Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, USW's Forensic Science with Criminology course allows you to explore your interests in the scientific and forensic investigation of crime, while exploring the nature, consequences and prevention of criminal behaviour.You’ll gain the practical skills and knowledge to examine crime scene evidence and study relationships between professionals in the criminal justice sector, including how forensic scientists work alongside police forensic teams and the wider criminal justice sector to achieve successful prosecutions.You’ll be introduced to many traditional fields of crime scene analysis, including the scientific investigations of fires and homicides, plus a range of approaches from the field of chemistry. Plus, you will gain comprehensive training in crime scene investigation protocols by conducting casework-based experiments and processing simulated scenarios in our Crime Scene House on campus. Graduates can expect to be employed in laboratory-based positions in the forensic science sector, such as forensic technicians or highly skilled analysts.Our science courses are based in Glyntaff. 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

Tuition fees

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£ 12,600per year

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

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A level : CDD - BCC

To include Chemistry and another Science but excluding General Studies. The A Level entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but 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

    89th out of 102 2

    28th out of 34 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    103 52%

    84th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38 38%

    86th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    86th

    11
  • 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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