University Subject Tables 2019

Top Five Universities for Forensic Science 2019

RankInstitutionPoints of Interest
1 Dundee Study at the Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification
2 Strathclyde Offers integrated courses with Analytical Chemistry
3 Huddersfield Accredited course with optional placement year
4 Nottingham Trent Optional 12-month work placment
5 Glasgow Caledonian Opportunity of spending up to 12 months at partner institutions in Europe or the USA

A course in this subject will teach you how to collect and analyse different types of evidence, all with the aim of supporting a case in a court of law. This table includes subjects within Forensic & Archaeological Sciences.

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The following institutions have courses in this subject but insufficient data to be included in the ranking: Bedfordshire, Kent, Leeds Beckett, Northumbria, Plymouth Marjon and Winchester.


The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:

  • Entry Standards: No maximum
  • Student Satisfaction: 5.00
  • Research Quality: 4.00
  • Graduate Prospects: 100
  • Overall Score: 100.0

All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.