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UCAS CODE: F410

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-AUG-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Forensic Science is the application of scientific knowledge and techniques in support of the legal process. Thanks to advances in technology and an increased reliance on forensic techniques by police, this exciting but competitive industry is growing every day. You will be taught by forensic science practitioners who have come directly from industry. Re-enact and analyse crime scenes in our purpose-built crime scene house and high street bank. We can help you secure a summer internship or even a 12-month paid placement at a laboratory. Forensic science graduates are highly employable, both in the specialist arena of forensic investigation and in other areas requiring an enquiring, scientific and legal mind. Upon graduating, you are eligible to apply for associate membership to the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (ACSFS).You will also have the opportunity to study for one further year and graduate with an MSci in Forensic and Analytical Science - the only programme of its kind in Scotland. You'll graduate with a Masters level qualification and the prerequisites for Registered Scientist recognition by the Science Council.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 34 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    142 72%

    6th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.47 89%

    2nd

    27

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