Applied Science-Forensic Science at Trafford & Stockport College Group - UCAS

Course summary

This course is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning and is designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in Applied Sciences and forensic science. The course gives students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training in Applied Sciences related fields. You will develop knowledge and understanding of forensic science theories and practice and be able to apply these in a variety of contexts. The course introduces you to the world of the forensic scientist and crime scene investigator, exploring the methods of forensic analysis and the role of forensic science in society. You will study 8 units to accumulate 120 credits over the duration of the programme. Career Options include: On completion students may develop their career in this sector by entering or continuing existing employment. Students may consider roles such as: Analytical chemist Crime scene investigator Forensic scientist Scientific laboratory technician Toxicologist On successful completion you may progress to Level 5 and study the HND Applied Sciences, which is recognised by higher education providers as meeting admission requirements for many relevant engineering degree programmes in subject specialisms such as BSc (Hons) Forensic Science / Chemistry / Biology. For further information please contact us by visiting the contact page on the college website . Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.


At Level 4 you will study: Mandatory core units: Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences Specialist mandatory units: Cell Biology Fundamentals of Biochemistry Criminal Investigation Plus two additional units

Assessment method

The programme is assessed mainly using internally assessed centre-devised assignments. This will include a range of assessment methods including reports, case studies, practical assessments, project work, data analysis, research, investigation, problem-solving tasks and portfolios of evidence.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Whilst applications are considered on an individual basis, offers are usually based on a requirement to have: 64 UCAS points L3 qualification in a relevant subject such as: BTEC Extended Diploma in applied Sciences – MMM T level Science: Laboratory Sciences Merit Other related L3 qualifications 4 GCSEs at grade C (grade 4) or above including maths and English Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant area

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Science-Forensic Science at Trafford & Stockport College Group - UCAS