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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

If you have a strong chemistry or forensics background and want to gain more specialised knowledge of forensic toxicology or bioarchaeology, this course is for you.

If you are looking to further yourself as a forensics expert, this course will provide you with understanding of current legislation and legal procedures impacting professionals, recognising constraints and opportunities. You will gain deep knowledge and experience of relevant forensics techniques, gaining hands on experience from experienced practitioners.

This is a useful course for those already working in law enforcement agencies or those wanting to work in the field of forensics. Alternatively, this Masters can provide you with a route into research. This course is accredited by Chartered Society of Forensic Science.

How you’re taught

This programme is will be delivered by a combination of traditional lectures, seminars and tutorials, together with laboratory classes and laboratory based research project.

If you are a full-time student, you will have the opportunity to carry out a research project in a forensic research group at Nottingham Trent University or with one of our industrial, academic or government sector partners.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed on a variety of components including:

  • written exam
  • oral presentation
  • assignment
  • poster presentation
  • research project.

Careers and employability

At Nottingham Trent University we know that your employability and job prospects are crucial factors in your choice of university. You need to know that your postgraduate degree will be worth the time and money you spend on it.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 34 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    135 71%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    7th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    28th

    13

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