Forensic Science at Keele University - UCAS

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Course summary

Enhance your technical capabilities, research skills and subject-level knowledge across various aspects of forensic science investigation. This programme enables you to build skills and knowledge in a specific specialism of your choice and explore forensic science investigation through advanced analytical methods. You'll become equipped with high-level skills, with innovative views and opinions as a creative and critical thinker, enhancing your career prospects and personal development. Why choose this course?

  • Top 10 in the UK for Forensic Science, Complete University Guide, 2024
  • Opportunity to specialise in a Forensic Science 'theme' to tailor your programme and enhance your career prospects
  • Use a wide variety of industry-standard instrumentation in Keele's state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories
  • Expand your knowledge and expertise through innovative thinking and critical analysis
  • Access and use of DEFRA-approved anthropological and taphonomic outdoor terrestrial and aquatic facility
Keele's MSc in Forensic Science provides a foundation of knowledge and master's-level skills to build upon your expertise, enabling you to explore forensic science investigation through various advanced analytical methods. You will gain an in-depth understanding of research and technical skills across a range of disciplines within Forensic Science, whilst developing your own analytical and critical thinking skills. Throughout the programme, you will demonstrate your ability to apply knowledge and expertise, showcasing originality in your arguments and judgement of complex issues. This will be demonstrated through reflective writing, discussions with peers, presentations and group sessions, all of which will contribute towards your personal and professional development, and graduate attributes for future employment. You will learn to communicate effectively to different audiences when reporting on findings, using analytical methods to support or challenge various theories and opinions, whilst developing your skills as an expert witness. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

Entry requirements

Typical offer: 2:2 degree in a computing, science, maths or engineering subject

Fees and funding

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Forensic Science at Keele University - UCAS